1905 books (96 pages) in this category

ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire: Or a Primer of Conquest, Dissent and Disruption

by Antoinette Burton

<i>An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire </i>offers a provocative rewriting of Mrs. Ernest Ames' <i>ABCs for Baby Patriots</i> (1899). Whimsically illustrated for the nursery or primary school child, Ames' book demonstrates how deeply imperialism ...

ISBN: 9781474230162

Binding: Paperback


Aboriginal Australia: An Introductory Reader in Australian Aboriginal Studies

by Colin Bourke

<i>Aboriginal Australia</i> presents selected themes that relate to indigenous Australians against a background of traditional, colonial and contemporary experiences. Particular facets of the lives of Aboriginal Australians are revealed through ...

ISBN: 9780702230516

Binding: Paperback


Abraham Lincoln


As preserver of the Union and emancipator of the slaves, Lincoln occupies a unique niche in the pantheon of American leaders. People from around the world admire his eloquence as a spokesman for democracy and fighter for the oppressed. In this ...

ISBN: 9780486299594

Binding: Paperback


Abraham Lincoln Tribute


From a humble backwoods cabin to the highest office in the land, this graphic art biography chronicles Abraham Lincoln's path from obscurity to immortality. Its thirty-six striking woodcuts, each accompanied by a brief caption, depict scenes ...

ISBN: 9780486471679

Binding: Hardback


Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives


The wife of a minister in a small frontier town west of Boston, Mary Rowlandson was forced to leave her house in the late winter of 1676 after marauding Indians set the building on fire. ""I had often before this said,"" she later wrote, ""that ...

ISBN: 9780486445205

Binding: Paperback


Across the Pond an Englishman's View of America

by Terry Eagleton

ISBN: 9780393349405

Binding: Paperback


Acts of Valour: The History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand

by Glyn Harper

Profiles in courage - the definitive history of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand, fully updated in this new edition. For 150 years the highest Commonwealth military decoration for gallantry has been the Victoria Cross. These are the ...

ISBN: 9781775540502

Binding: Paperback


Adventures in Stationery

A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

by James Ward

From Bronze Age India to a Surrey Stationers via pencil wars and accidental inventions: a hilarious insight into the familiar yet unexpectedly bizarre world of stationery. ...

ISBN: 9781846686160

Binding: Paperback


Africa: A Modern History

by Guy Arnold

A revised and updated edition of this magisterial and sweeping history of modern Africa. ...

ISBN: 9781786490360

Binding: Hardback



by Morris Gleitzman

Following a heartbreaking struggle to survive as a Jewish child in Germany, Felix faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything. As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war, Felix struggles

ISBN: 9781743118917

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book

After Freedom

The rise of the post-apartheid generation in democratic South Africa

by Katherine S. Newman

<p>Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">This year, South Africa ...

ISBN: 9780807028803

Binding: Paperback


After the Fire


London was but is no more!' In these words diarist John Evelyn summed up the destruction wreaked by the Great Fire that swept through the City of London in 1666. The losses included St Paul's Cathedral and eight-seven parish churches (as well as

ISBN: 9781910258088

Binding: Hardback


Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

by A. C. Grayling

What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching <i>Macbeth</i> at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd,

ISBN: 9781408870020

Binding: Paperback


Age of Reason


""Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst,"" declared Thomas Paine, adding, ""every other species of tyranny is limited to the world we live in; but this attempts to stride beyond the grave, and seeks to pursue

ISBN: 9780486433936

Binding: Paperback


Air Force

Inside the New Era of Australian Air Power

by Richard Aspel

AIR FORCE tells the exclusive, inside story of the modern Royal Australian Air Force in the action-packed period from East Timor and the Bali bombings to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Ian ...

ISBN: 9781743100240

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book

Air Force

Inside the New Era of Australian Air Power

by Richard Aspel

AIR FORCE tells the exclusive, inside story of the modern Royal Australian Air Force in the action-packed period from East Timor and the Bali bombings to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Ian ...

ISBN: 9781743100745

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book

Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War Two - Spearhead of Victory

by Patrick Bishop

In a return to sweeping social history of wartime, Patrick Bishop &#8211; author of bestselling Fighter Boys and Bomber Boys &#8211; explores the lives and wartime experience of thousands of men and women who served in all units of the airforce.

ISBN: 9780007433148

Binding: Paperback



America's World Traveler

by Patrick Foster

Airstream trailers--with their sleek, silver aerodynamic shape--have been around for some 80 years, and this book celebrates their legacy through engaging text and beautiful photography. ...

ISBN: 9780760349991

Binding: Hardback


Albert Speer

by Joachim C. Fest

Albert Speer remains the most mysterious character of the leadership of the Nazi regime. He was the chief architect of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler?s confidant. Speer built the ?Reichskanzlei? (official offices), discovered the ?Lightdome? ...

ISBN: 9780745639185

Binding: Hardback


Alexander the Great

by Waldemar Heckel

This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /> </li> <li>Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his ...

ISBN: 9780631228219

Binding: Paperback