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The Torrent: A True Story of Heroism and Survival (2nd Edition)

by Amanda Gearing

On 10 January 2011, after weeks of heavy rain and as floodwaters began to overwhelm much of south-east Queensland, a 'wall of water' hit Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley. <i>The Torrent</i> tells the extraordinary stories of survival and loss ...

ISBN: 9780702259524

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The Tyranny of Distance

by Geoffrey Blainey

<em>&#39;One of the most illuminating books ever written on Australian history.&#39;</em>–The Bulletin<p>In &quot;The Tyranny of Distance&quot;, an Australian classic that has been continuously in print since 1967, Geoffrey Blainey describes how

ISBN: 9780732911171

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The Vanished Land

Disappearing dynasties of Victoria's Western District

by Richard Zachariah

ISBN: 9781743055014

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The Vanished Land

Disappearing dynasties of Victoria’s Western District

by Richard Zachariah

<p>The Vanished Land is the Western District of Victoria stripped of its identity, its social elite of grazing dynasties departed for their own reasons. The melancholic exodus has increased recently as the myriad pressures of holding inherited ...

ISBN: 9781743055113

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook

The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Pacific Voyages

by James Cook

This book reveals the epic eighteenth-century voyages of Captain James Cook and his crew, beautifully illustrated through excerpts from Cook's journals, illustrations, photography, and more. ...

ISBN: 9780760350294

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The Wallabies at War

by Greg Growden

<p>Aussie heroes who have proved themselves on the battlefield as well as on the sporting field. Members of the Wallabies, the national rugby union team, have fought in virtually every major conflict Australia has been involved in, including the

ISBN: 9781460709085

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The War at Home: Volume IV

The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

by John Connor

ISBN: 9780195576788

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The War with Germany: Volume III

The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

by Robert Stevenson

ISBN: 9780195576771

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The War with the Ottoman Empire: Volume II

The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

by Jeffrey Grey

The war with the Ottoman Empire was a war not only between great empires but about empire and the furthering of European imperial interests, and its aftermath laid the foundations of the modern Middle East. Soldiers from Britain, Australia, New ...

ISBN: 9780195576764

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The Water Dreamers: The remarkable history of our dry continent

by Cathcart Michael

The ways Australians live and think have been shaped by water - or rather by the lack of it. <i>The Water Dreamers</i> tells the story of the settlement of Australia and how our culture has been shaped by the scarcity of water and by the

ISBN: 9781921656552

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The West

A Visual Celebration of Western Australia

by Frances Andrijich

The beauty of The West lies in its wondrous diversity - the people, the communities and the landscape. ...

ISBN: 9781760061876

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The White Divers of Broome

by John Bailey

In 1912 Broome was as much Asian as Australian, filled with the smell of unfamiliar spices and a babel of competing languages. The town thrived on the hugely profitable, and extremely dangerous pearl shell industry, where Asian labour was cheap ...

ISBN: 9780330363389

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This is Australia

by Peter Fitzsimons

A portrait of the Australian Spirit.<br><br><b>A colourful and gripping narrative portrait of 'the Australian spirit', from the days of the First Fleet to the present day. It is a people's history - the story of our ethos of independence, our ...

ISBN: 9780733636103

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Tiberius with a Telephone

the life and stories of William McMahon

by Patrick Mullins

<p><strong>The oddly compelling story of a man regarded as Australia’s worst prime minister.</strong></p> <p>William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics in the second half of the twentieth ...

ISBN: 9781925693324

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To Salamaua

by Phillip Bradley

<p>Following on from his acclaimed book, The Battle for Wau, Phillip Bradley turns his attention to the Salamaua campaign - the first of the New Guinea offensives by the Australian Army in the Second World War. Opening with the pivotal air-sea ...

ISBN: 9781107713383

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Today in New Zealand History

by Neill Atkinson

By the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the Alexander Turnbull Library, this glorious, fully illustrated discovery of New Zealand’s key times brings history to life. Each day of the year features a story ranging from the nation-forming to ...

ISBN: 9781775593003

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Tony Abbott

a man’s man

by Susan Mitchell

<p><strong>‘If he’s elected as our PM in the future I would be very scared for women everywhere.’ — Mia Freedman</strong></p> <p>When Julia Gillard — a woman who was unmarried and childless, and an atheist — became prime minister in 2010, Tony ...

ISBN: 9781921942181

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Tracy

The storm that wiped out Darwin on Christmas Day 1974

by Gary McKay

The extraordinary story of the cyclone that destroyed Darwin on Christmas Eve 1974 - in the words the people who survived. ...

ISBN: 9781741144499

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Transnational Tourism Experiences at Gallipoli

by Jim McKay

<p>This book offers a fresh account of the Anzac myth and the bittersweet emotional experience of Gallipoli tourists. Challenging the straightforward view of the Anzac obsession as a kind of nationalistic military Halloween, it shows how ...

ISBN: 9789811300264

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Transnationalism, Nationalism and Australian History

by Anna Clark, Anne Rees & Alecia Simmonds

<p>Using Australian history as a case study, this collection explores the ways national identities still resonate in historical scholarship and reexamines key moments in Australian history through a transnational lens, raising important ...

ISBN: 9789811050176

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