521 books (27 pages) in this category

Kokoda

by Paul Ham

In a unique and balanced portrayal, renowned journalist Paul Ham recounts both the Australian and Japanese perspectives of the events on the hellish Papuan jungle trail where thousands fought and died during World War II. It was a war without ...

ISBN: 9781742673776

Binding: CD-Audio

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Kosciuszko

by Nick Brodie

<DIV>Australia&rsquo;s highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, is a dangerous place. Evan Hayes was an ordinary Australian battler. Hardworking, likable. Laurie Seaman was a world-wise American. Adventurous, affluent. When this athletic pair of ...

ISBN: 9781743794012

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Kurlumarniny

We come from the desert

by Monty Hale (Minyjun)

<div><i style="line-height: 1.45em;">We come from the desert</i><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"> is the story of Minyjun (Monty Hale), a senior Ngulipartu man from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Written in his own language and in ...

ISBN: 9780855758301

Binding: Paperback

$39.99

Lachlan Macquarie

by John Ritchie

<p>'Ritchie has provided an exciting and dramatic account of the life and work of Macquarie. We learn, in contrast to the antiseptic treatment of the standard text books, that Macquarie was a man of strong passions, beliefs, plans and ambitions ...

ISBN: 9780522865776

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Larrikins in Khaki

Tales of irreverence and courage from World War II Diggers

by Tim Bowden

From recruitment and training and the battlegrounds of Palestine, North Africa, Thailand, Burma and beyond, here are the highly individual stories of Australia's World War II Diggers told in their own voices - warts and all. ...

ISBN: 9781760528546

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Larrikins: A History

by Bellanta Melissa

From the true-blue Crocodile Hunter to the blue humour of Stiffy and Mo, from the Beaconsfield miners to <i>The Sentimental Bloke</i>, Australia has often been said to possess a 'larrikin streak'. Today, being a larrikin has positive ...

ISBN: 9780702239120

Binding: Paperback

$34.95

Last Woman Hanged

by Caroline Overington

ISBN: 9781460750933

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Last Words

The hanging of Ronald Ryan

by Barry Dickins

ISBN: 9781743792780

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Let the Land Speak

A history of Australia - how the land created our nation

by Jackie French

<p>From one of our most respected and award-winning authors, Jackie French, comes a fascinating and fresh interpretation of Australian history, focusing on how the land itself, rather than social forces, has shaped the major events that led to ...

ISBN: 9781743099018

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Library of Dreams

Treasures from the National Library of Australia

by National Library of Australia

Library of Dreams interprets and celebrates a diverse selection of treasures from the rich and varied collections of the National Library of Australia. The book examines over 50 of the most popular items, page by page, in the Library’s ...

ISBN: 9780642277022

Binding: Hardback

$14.99

Light Horse

A History of Australia's Mounted Arm

by Jean Bou

<p>The mounted soldier is one of the most evocative symbols in Australian military history. Now a celebrated part of Australia's army heritage, the role and very existence of mounted troops in modern warfare was being called into question at the

ISBN: 9781107272217

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Line Of Fire

by Ian Townsend

It's hard to imagine this story as being part of our past, but in 1942, an 11-year-old Australian boy, Richard Manson, and his parents either side of him, were shot by the Japanese for suspected spying in Rabaul in Papua New Guinea. Acclaimed ...

ISBN: 9781489380098

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Line Of Fire

by Ian Townsend

It's hard to imagine this story as being part of our past, but in 1942, an 11-year-old Australian boy, Richard Manson, and his parents either side of him, were shot by the Japanese for suspected spying in Rabaul in Papua New Guinea. Acclaimed ...

ISBN: 9781489380104

Binding: CD-Extra

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Living in History

Tasmania's historic homes, the people who built them, and those who live in them now

by Alice Bennett

A beautiful journey in colour to some of the most spectacular and historic houses in Tasmania, filled with surprising stories of the people who inhabit them. ...

ISBN: 9781742373591

Binding: Hardback

$65.00

Living with the Locals

Early Europeans? Experience of Indigenous Life

by Victoria Haskins

ISBN: 9780642278951

Binding: Paperback

$44.99

Looking for the Light on the Hill

modern Labor's challenges

by Troy Bramston

<p>Today, the Australian Labor Party is in crisis. Reduced to minority government after just one term, and at rock bottom in the opinion polls, the party seems to be at a defining moment in its history. The perception of the federal government ...

ISBN: 9781921942280

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Lost Melbourne

by Heather Chapman

Lost Melbourne looks at the cherished places in the city that time, fashion and progress have swept aside - the old cinemas, the outdated hotels, the Victorian buildings in the wrong place. Organised chronologically from the date of loss, the ...

ISBN: 9781910496749

Binding: Hardback

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Lucky Country: Popular Penguins, The

by Donald Horne

He just wanted a decent book to read . . . Not too much to ask, was it? It was in 1935 when Allen Lane stood on a British railway platform looking for something good to read on his journey. His choice was limited to popular ...

ISBN: 9780143202813

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$12.99

Lying for the Admiralty

by Margaret Cameron-Ash

<p>Never have Cook’s journals and charts been subjected to such unbiased, forensic examination. The doubts, puzzles and queries raised by J.C. Beaglehole, Cook’s renowned editor and biographer, are answered. Cook’s discoveries had to remain ...

ISBN: 9780648043966

Binding: Paperback

$34.95

Made In Australia

The Future of Australian Cities

by Richard Weller

How do you creatively plan for a population of 62 million by 2100? Australia’s current major city planning frameworks only account for an extra 5.5 million people. Whether we want a ‘Big Australia’ or not, Australia’s 21st century is likely to ...

ISBN: 9781742584928

Binding: Paperback

$49.95