Australia and the War in the Air: Volume I

by Oxford University Press Australia

The first book in a new series that will explore Australias role in the Great War.From the earliest days of the Great War, Australians volunteered to fight in the air warfares newest arena, and one that would transform the nature of military ...

ISBN: 9780195576795

Binding: Hardback


Civil War: The History of England Volume 3

by Pan Macmillan UK

In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of England's history, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of Elizabeth I became the first Stuart king of England, and ends with the ...

ISBN: 9781447260707

Binding: Paperback


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


Storm Over Kokoda

by Peter Ewer

Most of us have heard of the battered and muddy troops who 'saved' Australia on the Kokoda Track during the darkest hours of the Pacific war. Far fewer know of the Australian pilots and aircrew of 75 Squadron who first checked the Japanese ...

ISBN: 9781742660950

Binding: Paperback / softback


The Greatest Lies in History

by Alexander Canduci

This book is about lies and their consequences. Many great pinnacles of human achievement are inextricably linked to shameless untruths; deceptions have played a major part in shaping the course of history and the destiny of nations.

ISBN: 9781741964790

Binding: Paperback / softback


The Jews of Islam

by Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691160870

Binding: Paperback


Darwin Spitfires

The real battle for Australia

by Anthony Cooper

In 1943, a small band of inexperienced Australian and British fighter pilots fought an ongoing air battle in defense of north-western Australia, flying against a formidably skilled and proficient opponent. The air raids on Darwin during 1942-43 ...

ISBN: 9781742232270

Binding: Paperback


Lies, Passions, and Illusions: The Democratic Imagination in the Twentieth Century

by University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226114491

Binding: Hardback


Scarlett's Women

'Gone With the Wind' and its Female Fans

by Helen Taylor

One of the most successful books ever published and the basis of one of the most popular and highly praised Hollywood films of all time, Gone with the Wind has entered world culture in a way that few other stories have. Seventy-five years on from ...

ISBN: 9780349005119

Binding: Paperback / softback


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 Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle

by Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691161822

Binding: Hardback


A Strange Business

by James Hamilton

Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst ...

ISBN: 9781848879249

Binding: Hardback


First Fleet

by HarperCollins Publishers

The First Fleet - the Creation of a Nation Bestselling maritime biographer Rob Mundle is back on the ocean with a blockbuster for Christmas. Rob's FIRST FLEET tells the extraordinary story of the eighteenth century convoy of eleven ships that ...

ISBN: 9780733332364

Binding: Hardback


Packaged Pleasures: How Technology and Marketing Revolutionized Desire

by University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226121277

Binding: Hardback


The Ghosts of Roebuck Bay

by Pan Macmillan Australia

The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the small town planning to destroy the aerodrome and ...

ISBN: 9781742612362

Binding: Paperback


A British Fascist in the Second World War The Italian War Diary of James Strachey Barnes, 1943-45

by Baldoli

A British Fascist in the Second World War presents the edited diary of the British fascist Italophile James Strachey Barnes. Previously unpublished, the diary is a significant source for all students of the Second World War and the history of ...

ISBN: 9781472510426

Binding: Paperback


Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

by Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300151480

Binding: Hardback


Why America Is Not a New Rome

by MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262526852

Binding: Paperback


A History of the Book in 100 Books The complete story: from Egypt to ebook

by Roderick Cave

The ebook age has taken 'the book' to a turning point. But in fact, casting off old technologies and taking on new ones has been part of the history of the book since Egyptian times.From inscriptions on tombs to the first writings on papyrus; how ...

ISBN: 9781743317143

Binding: Paperback


Anzac Treasures The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial

by Peter Pedersen

This landmark publication commemorates the centenary of the Great War's Gallipoli campaign, 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. ANZAC Treasures approaches the subject of Gallipoli not only from a military perspective but also in terms of its social ...

ISBN: 9781742667232

Binding: Hardback