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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Brisbane

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Brisbane

Matthew Condon

Memoirs; History; Local history; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

In this book, the third in a series on Australian cities in which leading Australian authors write about their home city,... [more]

$29.99

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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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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]

$25.99

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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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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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On We Go: The Wittenoom Way

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On We Go: The Wittenoom Way

O'Brien Jacqueline, Jacqueline O'Brien, Pamela Statham-Drew

Biography: general; History; General & world history; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

From the earliest days of the Swan River Colony on the western coast of Australia, the settlement depended for its survival... [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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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House

Kate Summerscale

Biography; True crime; Local history

Paperback

The fascinating story of a famous Victorian murder case - and the notorious detective who solved it [more]

$19.99

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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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Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram

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Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram

Caroline Butler-Bowden

History; Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest; Local history

Hardback

Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram explores the history and demise of Sydney's trams from the first horse-drawn trams in Pitt... [more]

$9.99

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Lygon Street: Stories and Recipes from Melbourne's Melting Pot

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Lygon Street: Stories and Recipes from Melbourne's Melting Pot

Michael Harden

Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes; Local history; Restaurant, cafe & pub guides

Hardback

Lygon Street is in the heart of the inner-city Melbourne suburb of Carlton. This absorbing and entertaining history features... [more]

$69.99

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Beyond the Black Stump: Histories of outback Australia

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Beyond the Black Stump: Histories of outback Australia

Alan Mayne

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

Historians have had little to say about the lands that stretch 'beyond the black stump'. These essays from around the country... [more]

$29.95

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Port Essington: the Historical Archaeology of North Australian Nineteenth Century Military Outpost

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Port Essington: the Historical Archaeology of North Australian Nineteenth...

Jim Allen

The Arts: General & Reference; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Archaeology; Local history

Paperback

By looking at both the material evidence produced by archaeological excavation and the written sources, Allen sought to integrate... [more]

$49.95

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Mosaic

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Mosaic

Diane Armstrong

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

CD-Audio

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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The Monuments of the Parish Church of St Peter-at-Leeds

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The Monuments of the Parish Church of St Peter-at-Leeds

Margaret Pullan

Local history

Paperback

The definitive record of the monuments in Leeds Parish Church, dating from medieval times to the present day. Set out in near-facsimilie... [more]

$65.99

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Capital of the Mind: How Edinburgh Changed the World

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Capital of the Mind: How Edinburgh Changed the World

James Buchan

History; Local history

Paperback

By the end of 18th century Edinburgh had become the marvel of modern Europe, home to the finest minds of the day and their... [more]

$30.99

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Once in Broome

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Once in Broome

Sally Bin Demin

Biography; Biography: general; Local history

Paperback

In this montage of memoir, art, silk paintings, and photographs, Sally Bin Demin remembers her childhood growing up in Broome... [more]

$24.95

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Calum's Road

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Calum's Road

Roger Hutchinson

Biography: general; History; Local history

Hardback

A moving story of stubbornly heroic resistance and of extraordinary personal... [more]

$19.95

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A Souvenir of Hobart Australia

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A Souvenir of Hobart Australia

Local history; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Part of a series that pays tribute to the beauty and diversity of Australia. Discover Hobart's heritage, the waterfront, its... [more]

$9.95

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Brooklyn By Name: How the Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks, Bridges, and More Got Their Names

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Brooklyn By Name: How the Neighborhoods, Streets, Parks, Bridges, and More...

Leonard Benardo, Jennifer Weiss

Place names & gazetteers; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

From Bedford-Stuyvesant to Williamsburg, Brooklyn's historic names are emblems of American culture and history. Talking about... [more]

$37.99

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A Cat Called Birmingham

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A Cat Called Birmingham

Chris Pascoe

Local history

Paperback

The exploits of a hapless cat for whom nine lives are not nearly enough [more]

$22.99

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Outback Heroes: Australia's Greatest Bush Stories

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Outback Heroes: Australia's Greatest Bush Stories

Evan McHugh

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Local history

Paperback

Presents the stories of outback heroes, from escaped convict William Buckley, through to the trainer of stock horses that... [more]

$24.99

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London: A Short History

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London: A Short History

A. N. Wilson

History; British & Irish history; Local history

Paperback

A short, entertaining and passionate history of London by the bestselling author of The Victorians. [more]

$25.99

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