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Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters Terrorised California

by Terry Smyth

The Coves - San Francisco's first organised-crime gang - were Australians- men and women with criminal careers in Australia who had come to the US, mostly illegally, during the gold rush. The Coves had come not to dig for gold but to unleash a ...

ISBN: 9780143782377

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Australian History Live

by Ian Warden

This book is a collection of virtual time-travellings back to Australias past. Australian History Live! is a compelling look at Australian history using first person accounts as reported in the press and in journals and diaries. Included in the ...

ISBN: 9780642277602

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Australian Lives

An Intimate History

by Alistair Thomson & Anisa Puri

<p>What is life like, in Australia? How has it been experienced by those who have lived it? Australian Lives: An Intimate History illuminates Australian life across the 20th and into the 21st century: how have we been shaped by the forces and ...

ISBN: 9781925377507

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Australian Rules Football During the First World War

by Dale Blair & Rob Hess

<p>The book explores the intersection between the Great War and patriotism through an examination of the effects of both on Australia’s most popular football code. The work is chronological, and therefore provides an easy path by which events ...

ISBN: 9783319578439

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Australian Soldiers in Asia-Pacific in World War II

by Lachlan Grant

<p>Half a million Australians encountered a new world when they entered Asia and the Pacific during World War II: different peoples, cultures, languages and religions chafing under the grip of colonial rule. Moving beyond the battlefield, this ...

ISBN: 9781742231419

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Australian War Memorial

Treasures from a century of collecting

by Nola Anderson

A book for the shelf in every Australian home, showcasing the extensive collection of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra and telling the story of Australia's involvement in all theatres of war. ...

ISBN: 9781742660127

Binding: Hardback

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Australian Women in Advertising in the Twentieth Century

by J. Dickenson

<p>When did Australian women first enter the advertising industry? The stereotypical advertising executive might be a pony-tailed, Ferrari-driving, young-ish man, but women have worked in Australian advertising agencies from the first years of ...

ISBN: 9781137514349

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Australians

Origins to Eureka

by Thomas Keneally

The first volume of a unique history of Australia where people are always centre stage, from bestselling author Thomas Keneally who brings to life the vast range of characters who have formed our national story. ...

ISBN: 9781742374505

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Australians (Volume 2)

Eureka to the Diggers

by Thomas Keneally

Bestselling author Thomas Keneally brings to life the vast range of characters who have formed our national story, in the second volume of a unique history of Australia. ...

ISBN: 9781743311950

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Australians (volume 3)

Flappers to Vietnam

by Thomas Keneally

In the third volume of Thomas Keneally's unique history of Australia - where he shines a light on the lives and deeds of our countrymen and women, both known and unknown - he takes up the story at the end of the Great War and explores our ...

ISBN: 9781742374536

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Australians (volume 3)

Flappers to Vietnam

by Thomas Keneally

In the third volume of Thomas Keneally's unique history of Australia - where he shines a light on the lives and deeds of our countrymen and women, both known and unknown - he takes up the story at the end of the Great War and explores our ...

ISBN: 9781925267280

Binding: Paperback

$35.00

Australians: A short history

by Thomas Keneally

A masterly history of Australia and its people by an author of outstanding literary skill whose own humanity permeates every page. ...

ISBN: 9781760632359

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$39.99

Aviation in Australia

From the Barnstorming Pioneers to the Airlines of Today

by Jill Blee

When the first hot-air balloons took to the air, the quest to build machines that could carry people safely across the skies captured the imagination of the world. It triggered a surge of daring and ingenuity that saw technological barriers ...

ISBN: 9781877437052

Binding: Hardback

$16.99

Back from the Brink, 1997-2001

The Howard Government, Vol II

by Tom Frame

<p> <p><b>The years 1997?2001 were eventful ones for the Howard Government. This second volume of the Howard Government series explores these tumultuous years.</b></p> <p>In <i>Back from the Brink</i> politicians, commentators and scholars ...

ISBN: 9781742235813

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Badge, Boot, Button

The Story of Australian Uniforms

by Craig Wilcox

<p>Uniforms conceal, and uniforms reveal ? They envelop us in costumes akin to flags, in the bold designs and memorable colours of official, corporate and communal hierarchies ? And like any language, they reveal origins, status, aspirations and

ISBN: 9780642278937

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Batavia

by Peter FitzSimons

The story begins in 1629, when the pride of the Dutch East India Company, the Batavia, is on its maiden voyage en route from Amsterdam to the Dutch East Indies, laden down with the greatest treasure to leave Holland. The magnificent ship is ...

ISBN: 9781742677675

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Bay of Islands, The

by Jack Lee

<p>New Zealand as a nation was born in the Bay of Islands, and in this fascinating and carefully researched book, Jack Lee has chronicled its birth. The Bay of Islands corrects the imbalance of earlier accounts, which tend to stress the ...

ISBN: 9780790005232

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Beersheba Centenary Edition

Travels through a forgotten Australian victory

by Paul Daley

<p>A hundred years ago in October 1917 members of the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade participated in what is now regarded as the last great successful cavalry charge. Waving bayonets overhead in the dying light, they raced across six ...

ISBN: 9780522871814

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Best Of Both Worlds: The Story Of Elsdon Best And Tutakangah

by Jeffrey Holman

In 1895 a meeting took place in the rugged Urewera ranges - Tuhoe country - that would have lasting effects on our views of traditional Maori society. Elsdon Best, a self-taught anthropologist and quartermaster on the road past ...

ISBN: 9780143008422

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$35.00

Best We Forget

The War for White Australia, 1914–18

by Peter Cochrane

<p>The preparation for a coming war and ultimately the commitment to that war was driven by White Australia's sense of vulnerability in the Pacific, by various nightmare scenarios in which Australia could be left to fend for itself, unaided by ...

ISBN: 9781925626735

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