Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of History


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


History

192,511 results

Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

978/176/064/9781760640712.jpg

Quarterly Essay #72: Net Loss: The Inner Life in the Digital Age

Sebastian Smee

History; Philosophy; Society & culture: general

Paperback

We live in an age of constant distraction. Is there a price to pay for this? [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Australia Remember This Too!

978/174/223/9781742236148.jpg

Australia Remember This Too!

Bob Byrne

History; Local history; Advocate - History

Paperback

Take a wonderfully sentimental trip down memory lane with Bob Byrne as he shows us bits of Australia we'd forgotten, identities... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

978/152/660/9781526608062.jpg

The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

Peter Frankopan

History; General & world history; Comparative politics; Advocate - History

Paperback

From the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads `Masterly mapping out of a new world... [more]

$27.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

978/147/116/9781471164491.jpg

Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Peter Watson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History: specific events & topics; Nuclear weapons

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

978/014/198/9780141986593.jpg

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

978/014/379/9780143795322.jpg

Seize the Fire: Three Speeches

Richard Flanagan

Social & cultural history; Politics & government

Paperback

Australia is not a fixed entity, a collection of outdated bigotries and reactionary credos, but rather an invitation to dream,... [more]

$12.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

978/024/138/9780241380376.jpg

Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

978/064/227/9780642279309.jpg

Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

Deborah Burrows

History; Nursing

Paperback

From the First Nation caregivers who healed, birthed and nursed for millennia to the untrained and ill-equipped convict men... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Steam Australia: Locomotives that Galvanised the Nation

978/064/227/9780642279293.jpg

Steam Australia: Locomotives that Galvanised the Nation

Tim Fischer

History; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

If you are passionate about steam locomotives, or know someone who is, then Steam Australia is the perfect companion.<br /><br... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

978/147/364/9781473649897.jpg

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

Tracy Borman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Tracy Borman, author of the bestselling biography Thomas Cromwell, takes us behind the scenes of Henry VIII's court and sheds... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great War

978/192/567/9781925675832.jpg

Duty Nobly Done: An Extraordinary Account of 11 Family Members in the Great...

Adam Holloway

History; First World War

Paperback

This is the extraordinary true story of 11 young Australian men from one extended family and their experiences in the great... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Full Disclosure

978/152/901/9781529013771.jpg

Full Disclosure

Stormy Daniels

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Memoirs; History

Paperback

The explosive new book by Stormy Daniels which tells the story everyone wants to hear for the first time. [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

978/024/118/9780241186664.jpg

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben Macintyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

978/192/567/9781925675733.jpg

Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

Paperback

First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

978/000/813/9780008132996.jpg

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975

Sir Max Hastings

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

Paperback

From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman to WWII General

978/073/333/9780733338458.jpg

Anzac Sniper: The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige from Gallipoli Marksman...

Roland Perry

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy.<br /><br... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

978/050/005/9780500051993.jpg

Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Chris Naunton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Advocate - History

Hardback

An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

978/178/649/9781786494801.jpg

Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing; Advocate - History

Hardback

A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes Old and New

978/174/223/9781742235790.jpg

The Getting of Garlic: Australian Food from Bland to Brilliant, with Recipes...

John Newton

History; Food & society; National & regional cuisine

Paperback

This brilliant, thought-provoking book charts the food eaten by the colonists onwards. [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Last Palace: Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One House in Prague

978/147/223/9781472237293.jpg

The Last Palace: Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One...

Norman Eisen

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Paperback

An extraordinary account of the occupants of the Prague Villa Petschek, and their place against the history of Europe, written... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Rome: Eternal City

978/178/185/9781781851883.jpg

Rome: Eternal City

Ferdinand Addis

History; European history

Hardback

A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history.... [more]

$59.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

978/030/023/9780300230048.jpg

Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

Hardback

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

$49.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Sleep of Memory

978/030/023/9780300238303.jpg

Sleep of Memory

Patrick Modiano

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

The newest best-seller by Patrick Modiano is a beautiful tapestry that brings together memory, esoteric encounters, and fragmented... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Dominion: A History of England Volume V

978/150/988/9781509880027.jpg

Dominion: A History of England Volume V

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The fifth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed and bestselling six-volume History of England. [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Becoming

978/024/133/9780241334140.jpg

Becoming

Michelle Obama

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Gender studies: women; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Hardback

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. [more]

$49.99  $39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.