The Workers' Art Guild was a left-leaning political force and influential cultural movement of the 1930s and 1940s in Perth. Police and intelligence arms kept close tabs on the Guild and its members, jailing some and intimidating many oth... read more

Art Was Their Weapon: the History of the Perth Workers' Art Guild
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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer their first defeat of the war - and has properly been called the RAAF's forgotten finest hour.
September 1942 marked the high... read more

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942
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 History

______________________ A richly illustrated and wonderfully eclectic collection of THE WORLD'S GREATEST SPEECHES - THE OLD, THE NEW AND THE UNSPOKEN - from the author of the international bestseller, Letters of Note.
Discover speeches that altered the course of history, like ... read more

Speeches of Note
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 History

Christianity is the most enduring and influential legacy of the ancient world, and its emergence the single most transformative development in Western history. Even the increasing number in the West today who have abandoned the faith of their forebears, and dismiss all religion as pointle... read more

Dominion
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The author of the magnificent bestselling account of the First Fleet returns to early Sydney to tell the story of the years that followed as it's never been told before.

Convict Colony: The Remarkable Story of the Fledgling Settlement That Survived Against the Odds
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 Australian

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He fought Napoleon's army and survived. He was sent to the gallows and escaped the noose. Now he is in chains and on his way to the other side of the world. What happens next will become one of the most remarkable survival stories in history. The 19th century has just begun. The... read more

Buckley's Chance
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The best true spy story I have ever read."--JOHN LE CARR   The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg ... read more

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War (PB)
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 Military

Bataviais the greatest story in Australia?s history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons.The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring... read more

Batavia
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 History

The remarkable story of Philip Owen Ayton is published for the first time, a century after the war's end.
Working on the Sydney tramways, when the call to join the fight against Germany came Philip was keen for action, and he foun... read more

Hell of a Time: An Australian Soldier's Diary of the Great War
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The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history. New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - h... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History
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With a twist of fate - and of historical fact - Gallipoli was a military success, Australia had a female prime minister in the 1920s and Gough Whitlam chose his time to retire from the top job. In Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-i... read more

Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-ifs of Australian History
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Winner, 2014 Indie Award for Non-Fiction
 
Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia...
 
In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macquarie - the ... read more

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia
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