Emperors of Rome

by David Potter

The Emperors of Rome charts the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through profiles of the greatest and most notorious of the emperors, from the autocratic Augustus to the feeble Claudius, the vicious Nero to the beneficent Marcus Aurelius, ...

ISBN: 9781780877501

Binding: Paperback


Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You

by John Hamilton

On August 7th, 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out of the Anzac position at Gallipoli, they attempted to storm an extraordinarily strong ...

ISBN: 9780330422024

Binding: Paperback


Khaki Crims and Desperadoes

by Pan Macmillan Australia

When Australia entered World War I, volunteers swarmed to enlistment centres in their thousands. Among the recruits, however, were criminals with extensive police records - hardened men, fresh out of jail or on the run from the law, or fleeing ...

ISBN: 9781742614151

Binding: Paperback


Red Fortress: The Secret Heart of Russia's History

by Merridale Catherine

ISBN: 9780141032351

Binding: Paperback / softback


Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 The

by Clark Christopher

The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it ...

ISBN: 9780141027821

Binding: Paperback


The Cage

by Gordon Weiss

The Cage is a brilliant yet harrowing account of Sri Lanka's fall into darkness. Since independence in 1948, Sri Lanka has been marred by a toxic mix of religion, nationalism and xenophobia. Post-colonial governments ruled with an iron fist, ...

ISBN: 9781405040303

Binding: Paperback


The Gestapo

by Carsten Dams & Michael Stolle

The Gestapo was the most feared instrument of political terror in the Third Reich, brutally hunting down and destroying anyone it regarded as an enemy of the Nazi regime: socialists, Communists, Jews, homosexuals, and anyone else deemed to be an ...

ISBN: 9780199669219

Binding: Hardback


The Sportsmen of Changi

by Kevin Blackburn

Japanese World War II POW camps conjure up a notorious picture of deprivation and brutality. The idea that sport, of all things, flourished in such hellish conditions is hard to envisage but the truth is, it did. Captives played Aussie Rules ...

ISBN: 9781742233024

Binding: Paperback


Another Politics: Talking across Today's Transformative Movements

by University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520279025

Binding: Paperback


Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain

by NewSouth Publishing

Jack Kennedy (Sydney), Stuart Walch (Hobart), Dick Glyde (Perth), Ken Holland (Sydney), Pat Hughes (Cooma and Sydney), Bill Millington (Adelaide), John Crossman (Newcastle) and Des Sheen (Canberra): eight Australian Spitfire and Hurricane pilots ...

ISBN: 9781742234151

Binding: Hardback


Bannockburn 1314

The First Battle for Independence

by Angus Konstam

The Battle of Bannockburn on the 24th June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood. Bannockburn is a battle that helped define the Britain we know today. Seven centuries later, ...

ISBN: 9781781312872

Binding: Hardback


Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

by Dan Snow

Bring the Middle Ages back to life with this sumptuous, action-packed tie-in book to Dan Snow's new Castles series. Follow the building of these epic structures and the bloody weapons used to defeat them - from Edward I's castles in North Wales, ...

ISBN: 9780007455584

Binding: Hardback


Germany and Propaganda in World War I: Pacifism, Mobilization and Total War

by David Welch

ISBN: 9781780768274

Binding: Paperback / softback


Glorious Misadventures Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America

by Owen Matthews

The Russian Empire once extended deep into America: in 1818 Russia's furthest outposts were in California and Hawaii. The dreamer behind this great Imperial vision was Nikolai Rezanov diplomat, adventurer, courtier, millionaire and gambler.

ISBN: 9781408833995

Binding: Paperback / softback


In the shadow of Gallipoli

The hidden story of Australia in WWI

by Robert Bollard

Fighting Anzacs have metamorphosed from flesh and blood into mythic icons. The war they fought in is distant and the resistance to it within Australia has been forgotten. In the Shadow of Gallipoli corrects this historical amnesia by looking at ...

ISBN: 9781742233246

Binding: Paperback


The Bourgeois Between History and Literature

by Franco Moretti

The bourgeois ... Not so long ago, this notion seemed indispensable to social analysis; these days, one might go years without hearing it mentioned. Capitalism is more powerful than ever, but its human embodiment seems to have vanished.

ISBN: 9781781683040

Binding: Paperback / softback


The Faded Map

The Lost Kingdoms of Scotland

by Alistair Moffat

Modern communications have driven motorways and pylons through the countryside, dwarfed us with TV and telephone masts and drastically altered the way in which we move around, see and understand Scotland. Recent politics and logistics have ...

ISBN: 9781841589589

Binding: Paperback


The Republic of Pirates

by Colin Woodard

In the early eighteenth century a number of the great pirate captains, including Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach and 'Black Sam' Bellamy, joined forces. This infamous 'Flying Gang' was more than simply a thieving band of brothers.

ISBN: 9781447243939

Binding: Paperback / softback


Village of Secrets

by Random House UK

A SUNDAY TIMES TOP FIVE BESTSELLER High up in the mountains of the southern Massif Central in France lie tiny, remote villages united by a long and particular history. During the Nazi occupation, the inhabitants of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon and the ...

ISBN: 9780701188061

Binding: Book



Four Days that Changed Europe s Destiny

by Hachette Australia

The bloodbath at Waterloo ended a war that had engulfed the world for over twenty years. It also finished the career of the charismatic Napoleon Bonaparte. It ensured the final liberation of Germany and the restoration of the old European ...

ISBN: 9781408702482

Binding: Hardback