690 books (35 pages) in this category
by Herbert Hirsch
by Peter Watson
From the end of the Baroque age and the death of Bach in 1750 to the rise of Hitler in 1933, Germany was transformed from a poor relation among western nations into a dominant intellectual and cultural force more influential than France, ...
by Richard Fidler
'A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, invasion and decay that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople. A truly marvellous book.' - Simon Winchester In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. ...
How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London
by Olivia Williams
by Paul Ham
by Dian Fossey
by Mary G. Rolinson
by Bill 'Swampy' Marsh
Death doesn’t mean the end of memorable stories from the bush. In fact, often it’s just the beginning. We’re nearing the end of the service and so I step closer in to do the last ‘ashes to ashes and dust to dust’ bit. Just as I get to the edge ...Audio Book
A book of dodgy schemes and crazy dreams from the bush to the city
by Jim Haynes
Australia is the birthplace and setting of some of the wildest, craziest and least-likely-to-succeed cons and rorts in history. From the cleverest double-crosses to the most unlikely and maddest schemes, master storyteller Jim Haynes reminds us ...Audio Book
by Susanna De Vries
In the 1800s, the first white farmers and graziers making their homes in the outback were joined by their wives, many of whom had no idea what lay in store. Expecting a tropical paradise, these female pioneers encountered instead conditions ...
Cheddar Man to DNA
by Robert Lacey
by Allan Girdler
Harley-Davidson Sportster: Sixty Years tells the complete story of the Sportster. First produced in 1957, it has gone on to become one of the top selling motorcycles of the twenty-first century. ...
by Laura J. Enriquez
by NORMAN FERGUSON
"A braw wee book o' haverin" "A bonnie read on a dreich day" Mary Queen of Scots was here takes an irreverent look at Scottish history. The book is a chronological narrative of Scotland's long and impressive history, from the highs of ...
by Neil Jumonville
by Jon D Mikalson
<b><i>'No one is fool enough to choose war instead of peace - in peace sons bury fathers, but in war fathers bury sons' </i></b>One of the masterpieces of classical literature, <i>The Histories</i> describes how a small and quarrelsome ...
Why It Matters
by Lynn Hunt
<p>We justify our actions in the present through our understanding of the past. But we live in a time when politicians lie brazenly about historical facts and meddle with the content of history books, while media differ wildly in their reporting
by Toby Creswell
<i>The History of Australia in 100 Objects</i> is a fresh, accessible take on Australian history. It explores both well- and little-known stories through the objects of the time and the people who made and owned them.<BR> <BR> Some stories are ...
by EMMA WHITE
An illustrated history of Great Britain told through dogs Throughout history they have sniffed, rolled, shaken and pawed their way to our hearts, and behind almost every great Briton is a faithful hound. This beautifully illustrated book ...