690 books (35 pages) in this category

An Ungodly Generation

The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia 1848-1866

by Maxwell N. Waugh

ISBN: 9781925556452

Binding: Paperback


Ancien Regime And The French Revolution, The

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

ISBN: 9780141441641

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Egyptian Imperialism

by Ellen Morris

ISBN: 9781405136785

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander

The Evidence

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 ...

ISBN: 9781405127752

Binding: Hardback


Angels in the Trenches

Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural during the First World War

by Leo Ruickbie

ISBN: 9781472139597

Binding: Paperback



Power, grace and decadence - Britain's great ruling classes from 1066 to the present

by Lawrence James

ISBN: 9780349119571

Binding: Paperback


Art Of Time Travel: Historians And Their Craft, The

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,

ISBN: 9781863958561

Binding: Paperback


Artefacts of Encounter: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories


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 ...

ISBN: 9781877578694

Binding: Hardback


Asperger's Children

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 ...

ISBN: 9780393609646

Binding: Hardback


At Home

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 ...

ISBN: 9781489377104

Binding: CD-Audio

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

by Simon Winchester

The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water &#8211; 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 ...

ISBN: 9780007341399

Binding: Paperback



Fighting the First World War

by William Philpott

ISBN: 9780349000077

Binding: Paperback


Australia's Military History For Dummies

by David Horner

ISBN: 9781742169835

Binding: Paperback


Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472831101

Binding: Paperback


Australian Dictionary of Biography: Supplement, 1580 1980

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 ...

ISBN: 9780522852141

Binding: Hardback


Australian History for Dummies

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, ...

ISBN: 9781742169996

Binding: Paperback


Australian History In 7 Questions

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 ...

ISBN: 9781863958226

Binding: Paperback


Australian History Now

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 ...

ISBN: 9781742233710

Binding: Paperback


Australian Tragic

Gripping tales from the dark side of our history - a critically acclaimed bestseller

by Jack Marx

ISBN: 9780733627330

Binding: Paperback


Ayesha's Gift: A daughter's search for the truth about her father

by Martin Sixsmith

&#8727;&#8727;FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING PHILOMENA, MADE INTO THE AWARD-WINNING FILM STARRING STEVE COOGAN AND JUDI DENCH&#8727;&#8727; Ayesha's Gift is the true story of a young woman, born in Pakistan, living in Britain, whose life is

ISBN: 9781471149771

Binding: Paperback