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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]

$19.95

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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]

$60.99

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Written True, Not Gammon: A History of Aboriginal Charters Towers

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Written True, Not Gammon: A History of Aboriginal Charters Towers

Sally Babidge, Valerie Alberts, Patricia Dallachy

Indigenous peoples; Local history

Paperback

The community helped an anthropologist to fill a gap in historical accounts of their town, oral history supplemented with... [more]

$30.00

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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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Port Stephens: The Ultimate Experience

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Port Stephens: The Ultimate Experience

John Armstrong

Local history; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Explores the history and main attractions that make Port Stevens, NSW such a special place. [more]

$35.00

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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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Mountain Landscapes and Historic Huts: Namadgi, Kosciuszko, Victorian Alps & Tasmania

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Mountain Landscapes and Historic Huts: Namadgi, Kosciuszko, Victorian Alps...

Klaus Hueneke

Local history; Places in old photographs; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The high country in Australia is scattered with about 400 historic huts, which have been built in the last 150 years. This... [more]

$39.95

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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]

$24.99

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

Peter Hessler

Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Cultural studies; Local history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Peter Hessler tries to understand and capture the spirit of the immense, exasperating and ultimately lovable entity that is... [more]

$32.99

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Paris, Capital of Europe: From the Revolution to the Belle Epoque

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Paris, Capital of Europe: From the Revolution to the Belle Epoque

Johannes Willms

Regional studies; Local history

Paperback

Covers the years from the brink of upheaval on the eve of the Revolution to the First World War and weaves various social,... [more]

$27.99

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100 Christmas Wishes: Vintage Holiday Cards from the New York Public Library

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100 Christmas Wishes: Vintage Holiday Cards from the New York Public Library...

New York Public Library

Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

A treasure trove of vintage Christmas cards, 100 Christmas Wishes is the perfect holiday treat from the New York Public Library.... [more]

$24.99

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Here's One I Made Earlier: Classic Blue Peter Makes

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Here's One I Made Earlier: Classic Blue Peter Makes

BBC

Television; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Nostalgia: general; Gift books

Hardback

With a foreword by Valerie Singleton. [more]

$29.99

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My Dark Brother: the Story of the Illins, a Russian-Aboriginal Family

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My Dark Brother: the Story of the Illins, a Russian-Aboriginal Family

Elena Govor

Biography: historical, political & military; European history; Australasian & Pacific history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This innovative historical biography traces the lives of a unique Australian Aboriginal family whose Russian ancestry can... [more]

$44.95

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How to Trace Your Convict Ancestors: Their Lives, Times and Records

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How to Trace Your Convict Ancestors: Their Lives, Times and Records

Janet Reakes

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

Paperback

Geneaology is now the most popular hobby in Australia and Janet Reakes is one of Australia's best known authorities. Originally... [more]

$18.99

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Completely Useless Guide to London

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Completely Useless Guide to London

Martin Pullen

Humour collections & anthologies; Local history

Paperback

Packed with hundreds of obscure but fascinating facts, brought to life with fun and quirky illustrations, The Completely Useless... [more]

$19.99

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A History of Whitby

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A History of Whitby

Andrew White

Local history

Paperback

The story of Whitby, new in paperback [more]

$37.99

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The Little Book of Newcastle

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The Little Book of Newcastle

John Sadler, Rose Serdiville

Local history

Paperback

Full of information which will make you say, `I never knew that!' [more]

$24.99

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History of West Jefferson, Ohio

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History of West Jefferson, Ohio

Ashley Murray

Local history

Paperback

West Jefferson rose out of the dust of a failed town and once was the most important business in Madison County, Ohio. Samuel... [more]

$44.95  $40.45

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Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest

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Razor Clams: Buried Treasure of the Pacific Northwest

David Berger

History of the Americas; Oceanography (seas); Wildlife: aquatic creatures; The Earth: natural history general; Local history

Paperback

In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy,... [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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A Chatham-Kent Tapestry: A Visual History to 1950

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A Chatham-Kent Tapestry: A Visual History to 1950

Jim Gilbert, Lisa Gilbert

Local history; Places in old photographs

Paperback

A photo history of Chatham from its settlement days to 1950 that's a must-read for local history buffs. [more]

$40.95  $36.85

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Cumbria at War 1939-45

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Cumbria at War 1939-45

Ruth Mansergh

Social & cultural history; Second World War; Local history

Paperback

The story of a daring escape by a pair of German prisoners, who planned to steal a plane and fly back to Germany. [more]

$34.99

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Women's Suffrage in Wales

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Women's Suffrage in Wales

Tippings, Lisa

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Local history

Paperback

Includes unique insight into the lives of working class women in Wales. [more]

$34.99

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