690 books (35 pages) in this category
The 200 year struggle between Portugal, the Dutch East India Co. and the English East India Co. for supremacy in the Eastern Seas
by Ian Burnet
<blockquote style="margin: 0 0 0 40px; border: none; padding: 0px;"><p>East Indies<span style="font-style: normal;"> follows the trade winds, the trade routes, and the port cities across the East Indies and the Orient. High finance, piracy, ...
The Life of Amelia Earhart
by Susan Butler
by Bettina Stangneth
A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich, and that permanently undermines Hannah Arendt's often-cited ...
by Howard B Schaffer
by Goldfarb Michael
For almost five hundred years the Jews of Europe lived in enforced segregation, sequestered in tiny rural villages, locked away at night inside ghettos. Then, in one remarkable act of the French Revolution, the ghetto gates were opened. The Jews
The Rise and Fall of the British Navy
by Ben Wilson
by Niall Ferguson
Niall Ferguson's <i>Empire</i> is one of the most successful and controversial history books of recent years. Brilliantly re-telling the story of Britain's imperial past, it shows how a gang of buccaneers and gold-diggers from a rainy island in ...
by Ralph Zito
A Secret History of the Space Rocket
by Fraser MacDonald
Lies, spies, movies, sex-magic and socialism in America: the secret history of the first rocket in space. ...
The Unfinished Rebellion
by Peter FitzSimons
In 1854, Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade. Though brief and doomed to fail, the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind. Henry Lawson wrote poems about ...Audio Book
by Seán Lang
The rich variety of Europe's history rolled into one thrilling account. This book takes you on a fascinating journey through the disasters, triumphs, people, power and politics that have shaped the Europe we know today - and you'll meet some ...
by John Murphy
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">John Murphy’s </span><i style="line-height: 1.45em;">Evatt: A life </i><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">is a biography of Australian parliamentarian and jurist HV Evatt. Remembered as the first foreign ...
by Central Land Council
<DIV>This collective memoir is for anyone who has ever wondered why Aboriginal people choose to live in remote communities in the heart of Australia. It is for all who want to truly understand why <I>nyinanyi ngurangka</I> – being on ...
The Port Arthur Convict Photographs
by Edwin Barnard
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"><b>Reprint now available</b><br></span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">The Port Arthur convict photographs are a truly remarkable survival from Australia’s colonial past. Taken shortly before the ...
by Percy Fawcett
by Helen Gregory
This extraordinary statistic gives some indication of the depth of the Mater's penetration into the Queensland community. But the Mater Mother's is only one of the seven hospitals in the Brisbane Mater group. <BR><BR><i>Expressions of Mercy</i> ...
A Dangerous History
by Richard Sugg
<p><p>How dangerous were fairies? In the late seventeenth century, they could still scare people to death. Little wonder, as they were thought to be descended from fallen angels, and to have the power to destroy the world itself. Such beliefs, ...
by Daniel Milford-Cottam
The 1970s was a decade of style contrasts- every extreme of fashion was met by an equally trendy opposite reaction. Ankle-length maxi skirts vied for attention with super-short hot-pants. Outfits in vibrant prints and obviously man-made fabrics ...
Henry VIII, James IV and the battle for Renaissance Britain
by George Goodwin
A Cultural History
by Joanna Bourke