2925 books (147 pages) in this category

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


ABC Book of Early Americana


From Almanack, Bathtub, and Conestoga Wagon to X-Brace, Yankee, and Zig-Zag Fence, this sketchbook of antiquities revisits delightful words and inventions of old-time America. Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of ...

ISBN: 9780486498089

Binding: Paperback


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

by Antoinette Burton

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

ISBN: 9781474230162

Binding: Paperback


Aboriginal Australia: An Introductory Reader in Australian Aboriginal Studies

by Colin Bourke

ISBN: 9780702230516

Binding: Paperback


Aboriginal Victorians

A history since 1800

by Richard Broome

The fascinating and sometimes horrifying story of Aborigines in Victoria since white settlement, from one of Australia's leading historians. ...

ISBN: 9781741145694

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: 9780393088984

Binding: Hardback


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



The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Boston Bad Boys

by Richard Bienstock

ISBN: 9780760341063

Binding: Hardback



The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Boston Bad Boys

by Richard Bienstock

ISBN: 9780760347041

Binding: Paperback



The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979-89

by Rodric Braithwaite

The Soviet-Afgan war through the eyes of the Russians themselves - politicians, officers, soldiers, advisers, journalists, women. ...

ISBN: 9781846680625

Binding: Paperback


Afghan Guerrilla Warfare

In the Words of the Mjuahideen Fighters

by Ali Ahmad Jalali

ISBN: 9780760313220

Binding: Paperback


African Americans in the Colonial Era

From African Origins Through the American Revolution, Fourth Edition

by Donald R. Wright

What are the origins of slavery and race-based prejudice in the mainland American colonies? How did the Atlantic slave trade operate to supply African labor to colonial America? How did African-American culture form and evolve? How did the ...

ISBN: 9781119133872

Binding: Paperback


After Freedom

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

by Katherine S. Newman

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.This year, South Africa will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the

ISBN: 9780807028803

Binding: Paperback


Age of Assassins

The Loners, Idealists and Fanatics Who Conspired to Change the World

by Michael Newton

On the anniversary of the assassination of JFK comes the paperback of this epic modern history of assassination in the West. ...

ISBN: 9780571220458

Binding: Paperback


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 Macbeth 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