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 History

______________________ SPEECHES OF NOTE: seventy-five extraordinary ways to step into someone else's shoes. From the author of the international bestseller, LETTERS OF NOTE, comes a richly illustrated and wonderfully eclectic collection of the world's greatest speeches - the old, ... read more

Speeches of Note
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 Australian

Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commissioned colour photos to reveal the past and present of this fascinating city. Perth Then and Now accurately matches historic photographs of the city with specially commissioned contemporary views that ... read more

Perth Then and Now
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 Australian

A rich, complex and engaging account of Cook's voyages across the Pacific, from actor and raconteur Sam Neill, in which Sam Neill retraces Cook's footsteps, in the 250th anniversary year of Cook's first voyage. Captain James Cook first set s... read more

The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill
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The first systematic account of Australian intelligence operations in the early 20th century offers fascinating new insights into Australian politics and international relations.

Australia's First Spies - The Remarkable Story of Australian Intelligence Operations, 1901-45
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Category:

 History

____________________________________ BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK ____________________________________
HMS Erebus was one of the great exploring ships, a veteran of groundbreaking expeditions to the ends of the Earth. In 1848, it disappeared in the Arctic, its fat... read more

Erebus: The Story of a Ship
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 British

'A scary portrait of put-upon servants and potty aristos ... this is arguably the most riotously funny volume published this year'Max Hastings, Sunday Times
 
'One of the funniest, most eccentric books of the year'Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday
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The Quest for Queen Mary
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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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Flowing completely around the Earth and unimpeded by any landmass, the wild and elusive Southern Ocean reaches from the seasonally-shifting icy continent of Antarctica to the southern coastlines and islands of Australia, New Zealand, South America and South... read more

Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean
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Lighthouses have always unsettled and attracted in equal measure, highlighting the triumphs and failures in humanity's battle with the forces of nature. Taking as its heroes the lighthouses themselves, Sentinels of the Sea describes the engineer... read more

Sentinels of the Sea : A Miscellany of Lighthouses Past
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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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 History

With a foreword by James Naughtie (British radio and news presenter for the BBC). Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in thi... read more

Books that Changed History
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