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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

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Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

Stephen Dando-Collins

Memoirs; True war & combat stories; History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This is the true story of three of Australian soldiers, the Searle brothers.... [more]

$19.99

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Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

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Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

National Archives

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Scotland has one of the best-maintained records and facilities of any country in the world for undertaking family research.... [more]

$29.99

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From Kitchen to Garret: Hints for Young Householders

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From Kitchen to Garret: Hints for Young Householders

Mrs J. E. Panton

Regional & national history; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Fashion & style guides; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

In 19th-century England, securing an advantageous marriage was an almost universal concern - but what happened after the confetti... [more]

$16.99

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Hard to go Bung: World War 2 Soldier Settlement in Victoria 1945-1962

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Hard to go Bung: World War 2 Soldier Settlement in Victoria 1945-1962

Rosalind Smallwood

History; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

This is the story of the World War Two Settlement in Victoria during 1945-1962. [more]

$39.95

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Sea Change: A pictorial history of the City of Holdfast Bay

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Sea Change: A pictorial history of the City of Holdfast Bay

Jim Blake, Holdfast Bay History Centre

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Adelaide's coastal settlements have undergone mighty changes over the last 175 years. Using rare and marvellous photographs,... [more]

$45.00

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Outside Country: Histories of inland Australia

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Outside Country: Histories of inland Australia

Alan Mayne, Stephen Atkinson

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Cultural studies; Rural communities; Local history

Paperback

Through essays that mix the broad sweep of history with personal perspectives drawn from diaries, letters, oral histories... [more]

$34.95

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How to write and publish your family story in ten easy steps

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How to write and publish your family story in ten easy steps

Noeline Kyle

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Pprovides a template for family historians and genealogists who are ready to take the next step. The book guides them through... [more]

$19.95

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Mosaic

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Mosaic

Diane Armstrong

Memoirs; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Family history, tracing ancestors

CD-Extra

This true story begins in Krakow in 1890 and spans 100 years and four continents. It is compelling storytelling at its best:... [more]

$34.95

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Finding Valentino

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Finding Valentino

Angela Di Sciascio

Biography; Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Angela Di Sciascio's father can no longer describe his past, lost in a world ravaged by Alzheimer's disease. Deciding not... [more]

$29.99

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The Fields Beneath

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The Fields Beneath

Gillian Tindall

Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

A journey through time: from a scattering of cottages along a pre-roman horse track, to a medieval parish and staging post... [more]

$34.95

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Not Dark Yet

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Not Dark Yet

David Walker

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Spurred on by his encroaching blindness, prominent historian David Walker's Not Dark Yet is a frank, witty and innovative... [more]

$32.95

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Track Down Your Ancestors: How to Research Your Family History Using Archives and the Internet

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Track Down Your Ancestors: How to Research Your Family History Using Archives...

Estelle Catlett

Reference; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The best-value family history guide for beginners, revised and updated, now covering the 1911 census [more]

$19.99

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Otherland: A Journey with My Daughter

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Otherland: A Journey with My Daughter

Maria Tumarkin

Memoirs; Literary studies: general; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Maria Tumarkin travels with her Australian-born teenage daughter, Billie, back to Russia and Ukraine to have her experience... [more]

$34.99

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In Old Kalgoorlie: The Photographs of J. J. Dwyer

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In Old Kalgoorlie: The Photographs of J. J. Dwyer

Robert Pascoe, Frances Thomson

Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; History; Places in old photographs

Paperback

A remarkable collection of photographs from the late 19th century through to the early 20th of this unique Australian goldfields... [more]

$35.00

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Perth: Fremantle & Rottnest

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Perth: Fremantle & Rottnest

Simon Nevill

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Perth, may be the most remote large city on earth, but its also a great place to visit. Alongside the broad Swan River and... [more]

$14.95

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Our Glasgow: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain

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Our Glasgow: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain

Piers Dudgeon

Local history

Paperback

A compelling oral history of life in Glasgow and the second title in our Disappearing Britain series [more]

$24.99

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My Place

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My Place

Sally Morgan

Autobiography: general; Indigenous peoples; Family history, tracing ancestors

Audio

A book for everyone; a book with the form and texture of a novel and the complexity and pace of a mystery not solved until... [more]

$34.95

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An Everyday Transience: The Urban Imaginary of Goldfields Photographer John Joseph Dwyer

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An Everyday Transience: The Urban Imaginary of Goldfields Photographer John...

Philip Goldswain, William Taylor

Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; History; Places in old photographs

Hardback

Revisit Australia's goldfields during the late 19th and early 20th century with the photographs of John Joseph Dwyer. Based... [more]

$59.95

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River: Sydney Cove to Parramatta

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River: Sydney Cove to Parramatta

Gregory Allan Blaxell

History; Local history; Expeditions

Hardback

Greg Blaxell's popular journey up the Parramatta River is a cross-section through Australian history. From before white settlement... [more]

$59.95

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Renfrewshire: A Scottish County's Past

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Renfrewshire: A Scottish County's Past

Derek Alexander

Local history

Paperback

Renfrewshire is largely ignored in the general studies of Scotland's cultural heritage. In Renfrewshire, Derek Alexander... [more]

$34.99

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Perak: 300 Early Postcards

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Perak: 300 Early Postcards

Cheah Jin Seng

Places in old photographs

Paperback

This collection of rare picture postcards displays an insightful view of the Malaysian state of Perak from the 19th and 20th... [more]

$49.95

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Last Truck Out

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Last Truck Out

Betty Lockyer

History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

WWII, 1942 - Broome. The enemy was snaking its way towards the Australian coastline. Broome was being evacuated. Aboriginal... [more]

$19.95

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Mezza Italiana: An enchanting story about love, family, la dolce vita and finding your place in the world

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Mezza Italiana: An enchanting story about love, family, la dolce vita and...

Zoe Boccabella

Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Family history, tracing ancestors

Audio

Zoe Boccabella knew if you wanted to fit in, you did not bottle tomatoes, have plastic on the hallway carpet or a glory box... [more]

$39.95

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Pyrmont and Ultimo Under Siege

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Pyrmont and Ultimo Under Siege

Shirley Fitzgerald, Hilary Golder

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

So much that has enriched Sydney has impoverished Pyrmont and Ultimo. Once known for its railway yards, woolstores and mills,... [more]

$29.95

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Lewis in History and Legend: The West Coast

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Lewis in History and Legend: The West Coast

Bill Lawson

Local history

Paperback

The Isle of Lewis, the largest and the most northerly of the islands of the Outer Hebrides, has had an eventful story. This... [more]

$29.95

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