Churchill's Empire

by Richard Toye

A critically acclaimed new account of Churchill's lifelong involvement with the British Empire I have not become the King's First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire. These notorious words, spoken by ...

ISBN: 9780330455770

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

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

$24.95

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

$24.99

A History of the First World War

by Pan Macmillan UK

Liddell Hart's History of the First World War first appeared in 1930 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest, most cogent accounts of the conflict ever published. A leading military strategist and historian who fought on the Western ...

ISBN: 9780330511704

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Edinburgh

by Michael Fry

The late poet laureate, Sir John Betjeman, said that Edinburgh was the most beautiful city in Europe. Like some other great cities it is set on seven hills. But only one of these, Rome, rivals Edinburgh in matching the beauty of its setting with ...

ISBN: 9780330455794

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Gallipoli

Centenary edition

by Pan Macmillan Australia

Les Carlyon's Gallipoli is the epic story of the fighting men who forged the legend of Anzac in 1915. Taking the reader behind the lines and into the trenches, Gallipoli not only brings an infamous battlefield to vivid life but puts poignant ...

ISBN: 9781743534229

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

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

$22.99

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

$32.99

The Discovery of France

by Graham Robb

We may think we know its history, its culture and its people from long-ago lessons at school.However, the notion of "the French" as one nation is relatively recent and actually rather misleading; in order to discover the ...

ISBN: 9780330427616

Binding: Paperback

$26.99

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

$49.99

History of Ancient Greece in Fifty Lives

by T&H UK Originated

ISBN: 9780500252055

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

The Great War

Centenary edition

by Pan Macmillan Australia

Les Carlyon's The Great War is the epic story of the fighting men who wove themselves into legend as part of the largest tragedy in Australian history - 179,000 dead and wounded - leaving a nation to mourn its fallen heroes in 'one long ...

ISBN: 9781743534236

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

The Masque of Africa

Glimpses of African Belief

by V. S. Naipaul

An astonishingly prescient, beautifully written and deeply humane new work of non-fiction from one of our greatest living writers. Moving beyond travelogue, The Masque of Africa considers the effects of belief (in indigenous animisms, the foreign ...

ISBN: 9780330472043

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

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

$39.99

Crime, Punishment and Redemption

A Convict's Story

by National Library of Australia

John Ward, writing whilst incarcerated on Norfolk Island, tells a story of thwarted love thathe claimsled him to a life of crime: including theft, sexual assault and more. In telling the candid story of his downfall he exposes his own ...

ISBN: 9780642278456

Binding: Paperback

$44.99

Defeat Into Victory

by William Slim

Field Marshal William Slim stands alongside Montgomery as the outstanding British field commander of World War II. Defeat Into Victory is his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and final hard-fought victory over ...

ISBN: 9780330509978

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Secrets of the Anzacs: The untold story of venereal disease in the Australian army, 1914-1919 The

by Scribe Publications

Here is a truly astonishing statistic: during World War I, about 60,000 soldiers in the Australian Imperial Force were treated by army doctors in Egypt, Europe, and Australia for venereal diseases - almost the same number of diggers who were ...

ISBN: 9781925106169

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

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

$35.00

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

$69.99

Netsuke: 100 Miniature Masterpieces from Japan

by Noriko Tsuchiya

ISBN: 9780714124810

Binding: Paperback

$29.99