Captain Swing

by Eric Hobsbawm

The classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830, from two of the greatest historians of our age. With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, capitalism swept from the cities into the countryside, and tensions ...

ISBN: 9781781681800

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Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You

by John Hamilton

On August 7th, 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out of the Anzac position at Gallipoli, they attempted to storm an extraordinarily strong ...

ISBN: 9780330422024

Binding: Paperback


Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, A


ISBN: 9780345497918

Binding: Paperback


Plantagenets, The

by Derek Wilson

ISBN: 9780857380043

Binding: Hardback


Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 The

by Clark Christopher

The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it ...

ISBN: 9780141027821

Binding: Paperback


The Poorer Nations A Possible History of the Global South

by Vijay Prashad

In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided an intellectual history of the Third World and traced the rise and fall of the Non- Aligned Movement. With The Poorer Nations, Prashad takes up the story where he left off.Since the '70s, the ...

ISBN: 9781781681589

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Alexander's Heirs

The Age of the Successors

by Edward M. Anson

Alexander’s Heirs offers a narrative account of the approximately forty years following the death of Alexander the Great, during which his generals vied for control of his vast empire, and through their conflicts and politics ultimately ...

ISBN: 9781444339628

Binding: Hardback


Bannockburn 1314

The First Battle for Independence

by Angus Konstam

The Battle of Bannockburn on the 24th June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood. Bannockburn is a battle that helped define the Britain we know today. Seven centuries later, ...

ISBN: 9781781312872

Binding: Hardback


Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

by Dan Snow

Six programmes, six castles. The book will have a chapter on each castle detailing the specifics of the castle in question, its history and an account of how it was built and the battles it faced. The book will include cutting edge CGI used in ...

ISBN: 9780007455584

Binding: Hardback


Challenge for the Pacific


From Robert Leckie, the World War II veteran and New York Times bestselling author of Helmet for My Pillow, whose experiences were featured in the HBO miniseries The Pacific, comes this vivid narrative of the astonishing six-month campaign for ...

ISBN: 9780553386912

Binding: Paperback


Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories

by Bregman Ahron

In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief but pivotal Six Day War. Cursed Victory is the first complete history of the war's ...

ISBN: 9780713997750

Binding: Hardback


That Mad Louisa

The Life Story of Louisa Lawson, an Outstanding Character in Australian

by Richard Handley

A life story of Louisa Lawson: poet, publisher, feminist and social reformer - and mother of Henry Lawson. Louisa Lawson was acknowledged as Australia's foremost feminist writer in the 1800's. Henry's view of his mother was as a domineering, ...

ISBN: 9780980871043

Binding: Paperback


The Bourgeois Between History and Literature

by Franco Moretti

The bourgeois ... Not so long ago, this notion seemed indispensable to social analysis; these days, one might go years without hearing it mentioned. Capitalism is more powerful than ever, but its human embodiment seems to have vanished.

ISBN: 9781781683040

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Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

by Boyce James

ISBN: 9781863956765

Binding: Paperback


D-Day in Numbers

by Jacob F. Field

D-Day, 6 June 1944, the day on which the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy with the intention of reclaiming mainland Europe from German occupation. The significance of the operation has captured the collective imagination to become the ...

ISBN: 9781782432050

Binding: Hardback


Raffles and the British Invasion of Java

by Tim Hannigan

On a hot August afternoon in 1811 an army of 10,000 British redcoats splashed ashore through the muddy shallows off Batavia (Jakarta) to conquer the Dutch colony of Java. They would remain there for five turbulent years. Told in full for the ...

ISBN: 9789814358859

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We of the Never-Never and The Little Black Princess

by Aeneas Gunn

In 1902, Jeannie Gunn, a Melbourne schoolteacher, went with her new husband to live on the remote Elsey cattle station near the Roper River in the Northern Territory. Though she spend little more than a year there, her experiences in the outback ...

ISBN: 9780732299378

Binding: Paperback


The Ghosts of Happy Valley

Searching for the Lost World of Africa's Infamous Aristocrats

by Juliet Barnes

The Ghosts of Happy Valley is a mesmerising blend of travel narrative, social history and personal quest.

ISBN: 9781781311677

Binding: Paperback


Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain

by NewSouth Publishing

Jack Kennedy (Sydney), Stuart Walch (Hobart), Dick Glyde (Perth), Ken Holland (Sydney), Pat Hughes (Cooma and Sydney), Bill Millington (Adelaide), John Crossman (Newcastle) and Des Sheen (Canberra): eight Australian Spitfire and Hurricane pilots ...

ISBN: 9781742234151

Binding: Hardback


D-Day Documents

by Paul Winter

Published in partnership with the National Archives, D-Day Documents is a commemorative collection of previously unpublished documents marking the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. This unprecedented book contains not only 21st Army ...

ISBN: 9781408194003

Binding: Paperback / softback