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The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia 1848-1866
by Maxwell N. Waugh
by Alexis De Tocqueville
With this book, Alexis de Tocqueville envisioned a multi-volume philosophic study of the origins of modern France that would examine the implications of French history on the nature and development of democratic society. Tocqueville worried that
by Ellen Morris
by Joseph Roisman
With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. <ul> <li>New translations of original sources are ...
Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural during the First World War
by Leo Ruickbie
Power, grace and decadence - Britain's great ruling classes from 1066 to the present
by Lawrence James
by Tom Griffiths
'No matter how practised we are at history, it always humbles us. No matter how often we visit the past, it always surprises us. The art of time travel is to maintain critical poise and grace in this dizzy space.'<BR> <BR> In this landmark book,
by THOMAS NICHOLAS
The Pacific artefacts and works of art collected during the three voyages of Captain James Cook are of foundational importance for the study of art and culture in Oceania. These collections are representative not only of technologies or belief ...
The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna
by Edith Sheffer
<p>In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as compassionate and devoted, Asperger was in ...
A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson was struck one day by the thought that we devote more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of: centuries of people quietly going about their daily business. This inspired ...Audio Book
by Simon Winchester
The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water – the Atlantic. One hundred and ninety million years ago, the shifting of two of the world's tectonic plates led to the creation of an immense chasm. This giant gash in ...
Fighting the First World War
by William Philpott
by David Horner
by Ian Knight
The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness 'the bush' in New South Wales and on the island of Tasmania. Initially, the only Crown forces available were redcoats from the ...
by Chris Cuneen
"<p>This Supplement 1580-1980 is an adjunct to the first sixteen volumes of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, and includes people who played a part in Australia's history from the beginning of European contact with the continent, ranging ...
by Alex McDermott
<b>Created especially for the Australian customer!</b><br /> <br /> <p>Exciting and informative history of the land down under</p> <p><i>Australian History For Dummies</i> is your tour guide through the important events of Australia's past, ...
by John Hirst
'If there are genuine questions about Australian history, there is something to puzzle over. The history ceases to be predictable-and dull.'<BR>From the author of <i>The Shortest History of Europe</i>, acclaimed historian John Hirst, comes this ...
by Anna Clark
<p>Australian history has changed drastically over the last fifty years and has found itself at the centre of heated and consuming public debates. </p> <p>So how do historians themselves read this history? Where do they see themselves in these ...
Gripping tales from the dark side of our history - a critically acclaimed bestseller
by Jack Marx
by Martin Sixsmith
∗∗FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING PHILOMENA, MADE INTO THE AWARD-WINNING FILM STARRING STEVE COOGAN AND JUDI DENCH∗∗ Ayesha's Gift is the true story of a young woman, born in Pakistan, living in Britain, whose life is