699 books (35 pages) in this category
by Stephanie Anderson
French cabin boy Narcisse Pelletier was fourteen years old when the Saint-Paul was shipwrecked near Rossel Island off New Guinea in 1858. Leaving behind more than 300 Chinese labourers recruited for the Australian goldfields - believed to have ...
by Robert Morkot
by Ben Robertson
<b>Celebrating 100 years of 'the people's university', the University of Queensland</b> To commemorate a century since its establishment in 1910, the University of Queensland and UQP have collaborated on a stylish illustrated book that will be
The First World Empire, Battle for the West
by Tom Holland
by CHRIS FRAME
One of the world's most loved cruise lines, P&O Cruises can trace its history back over 175 years. Through an impressive and unique collection of imagery, this book details the history of P&O Cruises and explores the impact P&O had in shaping ...
by Andrew Stafford
From cult heroes the Saints and the Go-Betweens to national icons Powderfinger and international stars Savage Garden, Brisbane has produced more than its share of great bands. But behind the music lay a ghost city of malice and corruption. ...
by Steven J. Zipperstein
Separating historical fact from fantasy, an acclaimed historian retells the story of Kishinev, a riot that transformed the course of twentieth-century Jewish history. So shattering were the aftereffects of Kishinev, the rampage that broke out in
by Alex Butterworth
by Jack Temple Kirby
The Classic Air-Cooled Era
by Dennis Adler
<i>Porsche: The Classic Era</i> showcases the history of Porsche's iconic air-cooled sports cars and features rare historic images. ...
by PAUL BROWN
The most comprehensive history of Portsmouth Dockyard ever published. The importance of Portsmouth in the annals of British naval history cannot be overstated. Here Paul Brown seeks to fill the gaps left by other histories and tell the full ...
by Malte Herwig
A German Bestseller <i>Post-War Lies</i> is a superb portrait of a torn generation- the Nazi party's youngest members, those born between 1919 and 1927, who were raised on an ideological diet of racism and militarism. A number of them - ...
The Making Of The Human Mind
by Colin Renfrew
Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy
by Sergio Luzzatto
No other Auschwitz survivor has been as literarily powerful and historically influential as Primo Levi. Yet Levi was not only a victim or a witness. In the fall of 1943, at the very start of the Italian Resistance, he was a fighter, ...
by CLAIRE ROBINSON
A lively history of political advertising in New Zealand, from the first election of the modern era in 1939 to today. Brimming with political-party campaign advertisements, this colourful, engaging book brings together 80 years of political ...
by Simon Leys
'A big liner, brightly lit, passes us one or two cable-lengths ahead. 'Ow! They are guzzling champagne but cannot see what's in front of them!' grumbles Etienne, who has the helm and puts Prosper back on course. Our wooden boat, which one long ...
by James H. Meriwether
England's Medieval Queens
by Lisa Hilton