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by Ann Shen
<DIV><B>Bad Girls Throughout History</B> is a vibrantly illustrated volume featuring 100 women who were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. Each entry ...
The Crime Spree that Gripped Belle Epoque Paris
by John Merriman
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 ...Audio Book
by Mike Dash
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
by HARPER GLYN
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 ...
by Laurie B. Green
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 ...
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 ...
Understanding Shakespeare's Neighbors
by Norman Jones
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. NoAudio Book
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
The biggest selling quiz book of 2017
by Sinclair McKay
The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X
by Johnny Smith
The Story of Immigration to Britain
by Robert Winder
by CHRIS MCNAB
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 ...
by Boyce James