690 books (35 pages) in this category

Bad Girls Throughout History

by Ann Shen

<DIV><B>Bad Girls Throughout History</B>&#160;is a vibrantly illustrated&#160;volume featuring 100 women who were bad in the best sense&#160;of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the&#160;rules for all who followed. Each entry ...

ISBN: 9781452153933

Binding: Hardback


Ballad of the Anarchist Bandits

The Crime Spree that Gripped Belle Epoque Paris

by John Merriman

ISBN: 9781568589886

Binding: Hardback



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

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book

Batavia's Graveyard

by Mike Dash

ISBN: 9780753816844

Binding: Paperback


Battle For Lone Pine, The

by David W. Cameron

Most Australian have heard of Lone Pine. Too few know why.Over four days in August 1915, Australians and Turks were thrown into some of the fiercest fighting of the war, on a small plateau in Gallipoli known as Lone Pine. Thousands of lives were

ISBN: 9780143572114

Binding: Paperback


Battle for North Africa


In the early years of World War II, Germany shocked the world with a devastating blitzkrieg, rapidly conquered most of Europe, and pushed into North Africa. As the Allies scrambled to counter the Axis armies, the British Eighth Army confronted ...

ISBN: 9780994147301

Binding: Hardback


Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

by Laurie B. Green

ISBN: 9780807858028

Binding: Paperback


Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne

by Annear Robyn

Just a little way down Collins Street, beside Henry Buck's, is a perpetually dark but sheltered laneway called Equitable Place. Here you'll find a number of places to eat and drink. Settle yourself in the window of one, shut your eyes, and ...

ISBN: 9781863956550

Binding: Paperback


Beethoven in China: The People's Republic: Penguin Specials

by Jindong Cai

At the turn of the twentieth century, students returning from abroad brought Beethoven to China. The composer's perseverance in the face of adversity and his musical genius resonated in a young nation searching for a way forward. Beethoven ...

ISBN: 9780734399526

Binding: Paperback


Being Elizabethan

Understanding Shakespeare's Neighbors

by Norman Jones

ISBN: 9781119168249

Binding: Paperback


Bill The Bastard

The Story of Australia's Greatest War Horse

by Roland Perry

Bill was massive. He had power, intelligence and unmatched courage. In performance and character he stood above all the other 200 000 Australian horses sent to the Middle East in the Great War. But as war horses go he had one serious problem. No

ISBN: 9781743168745

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book

Billion Voices: China's Search for a Common Language: Penguin Specials,A

by David Moser

Mandarin, Guoyu or Putonghua? 'Chinese' is a language known by many names, and China is a country home to many languages. Since the turn of the twentieth century linguists and politicians have been on a mission to create a common language for ...

ISBN: 9780734399595

Binding: Paperback


Birth Of Melbourne, The

by Tim Flannery

In 1835 John Batman sailed up the Yarra and was astonished by the beauty of the land. It was a temperate Kakadu, teeming with wildlife and with soils rich enough to spawn pastoral empires. With the discovery of gold, the city was transformed ...

ISBN: 9781877008894

Binding: Paperback


Birth Of Sydney, The

by Flannery Tim (Ed)

<i>The Birth of Sydney</i> tells the story of the founding of one of the world's greatest cities. Tim Flannery's brilliant anthology reveals Sydney's strange and secret life from its unruly beginnings as a dump for convicts to its arrival as the

ISBN: 9781876485450

Binding: Paperback


Black Tulip, The

by Alexandre Dumas

Cornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win a magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in a ...

ISBN: 9780140448924

Binding: Paperback


Bletchley Park Brainteasers

The biggest selling quiz book of 2017

by Sinclair McKay

ISBN: 9781472252609

Binding: Paperback


Blood Brothers

The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

by Johnny Smith

ISBN: 9780465093229

Binding: Paperback


Bloody Foreigners

The Story of Immigration to Britain

by Robert Winder

ISBN: 9780349138800

Binding: Paperback


Book of the Poppy


The Flanders poppy was taken on as an emblem of remembrance shortly after the First World War ended in 1918. Since then, its reach has expanded across the world, and today it reminds us of the great sacrifice paid by so many in so many ...

ISBN: 9780750982481

Binding: Paperback


Born Bad: Original Sin And The Making Of The Western World

by Boyce James

ISBN: 9781863956765

Binding: Paperback