699 books (35 pages) in this category
by Helen Gregory
This extraordinary statistic gives some indication of the depth of the Mater's penetration into the Queensland community. But the Mater Mother's is only one of the seven hospitals in the Brisbane Mater group. <BR><BR><i>Expressions of Mercy</i> ...
A Dangerous History
by Richard Sugg
<p><p>How dangerous were fairies? In the late seventeenth century, they could still scare people to death. Little wonder, as they were thought to be descended from fallen angels, and to have the power to destroy the world itself. Such beliefs, ...
by Daniel Milford-Cottam
The 1970s was a decade of style contrasts- every extreme of fashion was met by an equally trendy opposite reaction. Ankle-length maxi skirts vied for attention with super-short hot-pants. Outfits in vibrant prints and obviously man-made fabrics ...
Henry VIII, James IV and the battle for Renaissance Britain
by George Goodwin
A Cultural History
by Joanna Bourke
by Dennis Adler
<i>Ferrari 70 Years</i> celebrates Ferrari's fantastic history with detailed text and fascinating images from historic archives. ...
A New History of the French Resistance
by Robert Gildea
Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, <i>Fighters in the Shadows</i> tells the story of the French Resistance - as it was, rather than how some choose to remember it. ...
by Larissa Behrendt
A vital Indigenous perspective on colonial storytelling.<BR> Aboriginal lawyer, writer and filmmaker Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured by the local Butchulla people after she was
by Vesa,Munter, Peter,Wirtanen, Toni Nenye
In the aftermath of the Winter War, Finland found itself drawing ever closer to Nazi Germany and eventually took part in Operation <i>Barbarossa </i>in 1941. For the Finns this was a chance to right the wrongs of the Winter War, and having ...
The Air War In The South Pacific
by Eric M. Bergerud
Richard Henry Lee and the Call for Independence
by Harlow Giles Unger
by HARPER GLYN
When war was declared in August 1914, many New Zealanders were travelling or living abroad. In the rush to sign up to defend the Empire, it was often easier to enlist locally than travel back to New Zealand to join the NZEF. That's one of the ...
by Douglas Smith
Epic in scope, intimate in detail, heartbreaking in its human drama, this is the first book to recount the history of the nobility caught up the maelstrom of the Bolshevik Revolution and the creation of Stalin's Russia. It is a book filled with ...
by Peter Ackroyd
<b>The first volume in a new six-part history of England from acclaimed author Peter Ackroyd. </b> Having written enthralling biographies of London and of its great river, the Thames, Peter Ackroyd now turns to England itself. This first volume
The Overthrow of the Slave Empires
by James Walvin
by Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie
by Ryan K. Noppen
On September 1, 1910, France became the last great naval power to lay down a dreadnought battleship, the <i>Courbet</i>. The ensuing Courbet and Bretagne-class dreadnoughts had a relatively quiet World War I, spending most of it at anchor off ...
My Story of Finding Hope in Hitler s Death Camps to Inspire a New Generation
by Steve Ross
by JO STANLEY
Revealing the hidden history of women on ships, from early cabin boys' to modern cruise ship captains This lively yet scholarly book reveals an unsuspected history of women at sea, from women pirates and daring cabin 'boys' under sail to ...
In the Trenches of Hell
by Peter FitzSimons
On 19 July 1916, 7000 Australian soldiers – in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front – attacked entrenched German positions at Fromelles, in northern France. By the next day, no fewer than 5500 were wounded and just under 1900 ...Audio Book