2260 books (113 pages) in this category

A Merciless Place

The Lost Story of Britain's Convict Disaster in Africa and How it Led to the Settlement of Australia

by Emma Christopher

Tells the extraordinary story - lost for two centuries - of how a failed British attempt to establish a penal colony in West Africa led to their eventual decision to abandon their African plans and establish a new colony in the recently ...

ISBN: 9781742372273

Binding: Paperback

$35.00

A Most Dangerous Book

Tacitus's Germania From the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

by Christopher B. Krebs

ISBN: 9780393342925

Binding: Paperback

$23.95

A New History of the Peloponnesian War

by Lawrence A. Tritle

This stimulating new study provides a narrative of the monumental conflict of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, and examines the realities of the war and its effects on the average Athenian. A penetrating new study of the ...

ISBN: 9781405122511

Binding: Paperback

$71.95

A Short History of Africa

From the Origins of the Human Race to the Arab Spring

by Gordon Kerr

Africa. The cradle of civilisation. From the dawn of human time in prehistoric Africa right through to the so-called Arab Spring of 2011, Gordon Kerr offers a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of this enormous continent. He ...

ISBN: 9781842434420

Binding: Paperback

$16.99

A Short History of China

From Ancient Dynasties to Economic Powerhouse

by Gordon Kerr

The turbulent and chequered past of the world‟s most populous country is one of the most fascinating in world history, and relatively little known in the west. From the beginnings of Chinese prehistory right through to internet censorship ...

ISBN: 9781842439685

Binding: Paperback

$16.99

A Short History of Disease

Plagues, Poxes and Civilisations

by Sean Martin

Using an interdisciplinary approach, Sean Martins A Short History of Disease chronicles the historical and geographical evolution of infectious and non-infectious diseases, from their prehistoric origins to the present day, offering a ...

ISBN: 9781843444190

Binding: Paperback

$17.99

A Short History of England

by Simon Jenkins

The definitive concise account of England's remarkable past. ...

ISBN: 9781846684630

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

by William Roberts

A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's fascinating and humorous quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilisation. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like ...

ISBN: 9781486283972

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book
$49.95

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

by William Roberts

A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's fascinating and humorous quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilisation. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like ...

ISBN: 9781486283989

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$44.95

A Short History of South-east Asia 5E

by Peter Church

The success of the first four editions shows that this book fills a vacuum for readers who wish to learn about the countries of South-East Asia. Recent years have seen a number of important developments all of which are covered here. With the ...

ISBN: 9780470824818

Binding: Paperback

$28.95

A Short History of the Vietnam War

The wound that would never heal

by Gordon Kerr

On 8 March, 1965, 3,500 United States Marines of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade made an amphibious landing at Da Nang on the south central coast of South Vietnam, marking the beginning of a conflict that would haunt American politics and ...

ISBN: 9781843442134

Binding: Paperback

$17.99

A Shorter History of Australia

by Geoffrey Blainey

"A broad, concise and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one our most renowned historians. After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the ...

ISBN: 9780857984388

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

A Shorter History Of Australia

by Humphrey Bower

After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events which have created the Australian identity: ...

ISBN: 9781742336886

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book
$39.95

A Stranger in My Own Country - the 1944 Prison Diary

by Hans Fallada

“I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.” Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, the German author Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time of

ISBN: 9780745669885

Binding: Hardback

$44.95

A Stranger in My Own Country - the 1944 Prison Diary

by Fallada

“I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.” Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, the German author Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time of

ISBN: 9780745669892

Binding: Paperback

$28.95

A University of the People

A history of the University of Western Sydney

by Mark Hutchinson

The story of the university that serves the people of Western Sydney, from agricultural college to a modern education, research and regional hub. ...

ISBN: 9781743312902

Binding: Paperback

$39.99

A World History of Rubber

Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

by Stephen L. Harp

A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production and consumption, from the nineteenth century to today, through the fascinating story of one commodity. Divides ...

ISBN: 9781118934227

Binding: Paperback

$35.95

A Wretched and Precarious Situation in Search of the Last Arctic Frontier

by David Welky

ISBN: 9780393254419

Binding: Hardback

$40.95

A-26 Invader Units of World War 2

by Jim;Swiatlon, Janusz Roeder

Designed to combine the bombing capability of the B-26 Marauder with the versatility of the ground-attack A-20 Havoc, the A-26 Invader would become the USAAF's attack bomber par excellence. Capable of flying low-level strafing or conventional ...

ISBN: 9781846034312

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Abandoned Women

Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas

by Lucy Frost

From the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a rich and evocative account of the ...

ISBN: 9781760290269

Binding: Paperback

$22.99