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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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 Australian

In the summer of 1852 a ghost ship rounded the heads of Port Phillip Bay. It was the clipper Ticonderoga, three months out from Liverpool, carrying emigrants from the Highlands of Scotland to a new life in Australia. When she'd set out, almost 800 of them were crowded into her 170 foot... read more

Hell Ship
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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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 Australian

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The Dogs That Made Australia
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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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 European

Winner of the BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize Truth can be stranger - and more heartbreaking and hilarious - than fiction. In this now classic work, Funder tells extraordinary stories from the most perfected surveillance state of all time, the former East Germany. She meets Miriam, condem... read more

Stasiland
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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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Category:

 History

Series:Little Histories Ser.

In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, twenty-six-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in an intense six weeks, and Eine kurze Weltgeschichte für junge L... read more

A Little History of the World
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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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The Enlightenment was an age of endeavours. From Johnson's Dictionaryto campaigns for liberty to schemes for measuring the dimensions of the solar system, Britain was consumed by the impulse for grand projects, undertaken at speed. ... read more

Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude That Shaped the Western World
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