2125 books (107 pages) in this category

Birth Of Melbourne, The

by Tim Flannery

In 1835 John Batman sailed up the Yarra and was astonished by the beauty of the land. It was a temperate Kakadu, teeming with wildlife and with soils rich enough to spawn pastoral empires. With the discovery of gold, the city was transformed ...

ISBN: 9781877008894

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Birth Of Sydney, The

by Flannery Tim (Ed)

<i>The Birth of Sydney</i> tells the story of the founding of one of the world's greatest cities. Tim Flannery's brilliant anthology reveals Sydney's strange and secret life from its unruly beginnings as a dump for convicts to its arrival as the

ISBN: 9781876485450

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Birth of the Intellectuals

1880-1900

by Christophe Charle

<p>Who exactly are the &lsquo;intellectuals&rsquo;? This term is so widely used today that we forget that it is a recent invention, dating from the late nineteenth century.<br /><br />In <i>Birth of the Intellectuals</i>, the renowned historian ...

ISBN: 9780745690360

Binding: Paperback

$37.95

Bitter Taste of Victory: In the Ruins of the Reich

by Lara Feigel

As the Second World War neared its conclusion, Germany was a nation reduced to rubble- 3.6 million German homes had been destroyed leaving 7.5 million people homeless; an apocalyptic landscape of flattened cities and desolate wastelands.<br> ...

ISBN: 9781408845134

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Bizarre Cars

by KEITH RAY

ISBN: 9780752487717

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path

by Roger L. Nichols

<p>Completely updated and expanded, <i>Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path</i> is a masterful account of the life of the Sauk warrior and leader, and his impact on the history of early America.</p> <ul> <li>The period between 1760 and 1840 is ...

ISBN: 9781119103424

Binding: Paperback

$38.95

Black Panther: The Trials and Abductions of Donald Nielson

by GORDON LOWE

On the morning of 14 January 1975, Mrs Dorothy Whittle awoke to be faced with every mother's worst nightmare: finding her daughter had been abducted from her room and a note left downstairs demanding a ransom. Later, a recorded message comes ...

ISBN: 9780750967389

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Black Tulip, The

by Alexandre Dumas

Cornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win a magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in a ...

ISBN: 9780140448924

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Blaise Pascal

Miracles and Reason

by Mary Ann Caws

<p>This book, which includes a preface by Tom Conley, covers many aspects of Blaise Pascal?s life and work that are seldom found side by side: his religious motivations and his belief in miracles, his scientific passions, his practical savvy and

ISBN: 9781780237213

Binding: Hardback

$37.99

Blanc Mont Ridge 1918

by Ed,Cansiere, Romain Gilbert

The dominating Blanc Mont Ridge complex in the Champagne region of France was home to some of the most complex German defences on the Western Front. Its heights offered artillery observation that made even approaching the ridge virtually ...

ISBN: 9781472824967

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Bletchley Park Brainteasers

The biggest selling quiz book of 2017

by Sinclair McKay

ISBN: 9781472252609

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Blitz Hospital: True Stories of Nursing in Wartime London

by PENNY STARNS

As the German Luftwaffe subjected Britain's major cities and ports to unremitting waves of aerial bombardment, doctors, nurses and first aiders constantly risked their lives to give urgent treatment to the severely wounded. Over 80,000 ...

ISBN: 9780750982498

Binding: Paperback

$42.99

Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary and the Crisis That Shook the World

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

'This is proper history. It is illuminating to pick up this book with the twenty-first century's crises of Brexit and Iraq in mind.' Jeremy Bowen (BBC correspondent, and author of Six Days). Over sixteen extraordinary days in October and ...

ISBN: 9781847394606

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Blood at the Root

A Racial Cleansing in America

by Patrick Phillips

<p><b>A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America.</b></p> <p>Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African

ISBN: 9780393354737

Binding: Paperback

$24.95

Blood Brothers

The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

by Johnny Smith

ISBN: 9780465093229

Binding: Paperback

$23.99

Blood Diamonds, Revised Edition

Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones

by Greg Campbell

ISBN: 9780465029914

Binding: Paperback

$23.99

Blood on the Tracks: A History of Railway Crime in Britain

by BRANDON / BROOKE

Blood on the Tracks provides a murky and intriguing account of criminal activity on Britain's railways, from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century right up to the present day. Covering all varieties of crime, from the opportunistic such

ISBN: 9780750982696

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Blood on the Wattle - 3rd Edit

by Elder Bruce

Blood on the Wattle draws together, in a single volume, most of the information about the massacres of Aboriginal people which has been recorded in books and journals. It also creates a broad-based level of awareness of the scale of the ...

ISBN: 9781741100082

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Blood Roses: The Houses of Lancaster and York before the Wars of the Roses

by KATHRYN WARNER

In 1453, Richard, Duke of York, claimed the throne of England from his Lancastrian kinsman Henry VI, and set off a series of conflicts between rival branches of the English royal family, better known as the Wars of the Roses. Blood Roses traces ...

ISBN: 9780750985543

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Blood Royal

by Hugh Bicheno

The second volume of a rip-roaring, two-part history of England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated as a medieval 'game of thrones' by a master military historian. THE REAL GAME OF THRONES CONTINUES... Blood Royal is the second ...

ISBN: 9781781859698

Binding: Paperback

$24.99