701 books (36 pages) in this category
A History of Posture
by Sander L. Gilman
<p>Our bodies are not fixed; they change over time. They vary with alterations in diet, exercise, and illness, and shift as we age. Our attitudes to bodies, and especially to posture — how people hold themselves, how they move — are also fluid. ...
by Geoffrey Blainey
by Laurie Gwen Shapiro
The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica. It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby ...
by Marc Bloch
<p>Marc Bloch wrote Strange Defeat during the three months following the fall of France, after he returned home from military service. In the midst of his anguish, he nevertheless "brought to his study of the crisis all the critical faculty and ...
1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century
by Christian Caryl
by Raffaele,Frediani, Andrea D'Amato
Civil war in the Western Roman Empire between AD 350 53 had left the frontiers weakly defended, and the major German confederations along the Rhine the Franks and Alemanni took advantage of the situation to cross the river, destroy the
by Julia Kaziewicz
<p>Susan Wise Bauer's narrative world history series is widely used in advanced high school history classes, as well as by home educating parents. The Study and Teaching Guide, designed for use by both parents and teachers, provides a full ...
by Tom E. Terrill
The Fight for Votes for Women
by Joyce Marlow
by MATTHEW LEWIS
The murder of the Princes in the Tower is the most famous cold case in English or British history. Traditionally considered victims of a ruthless uncle, there are other suspects too often and too easily discounted. There may be no definitive ...
Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia
by Alison Atkinson-Phillips
<p>This is a book about memorials — specifically about a new type of memorial that commemorates experiences of survivors. These new memorials acknowledge loss and trauma that people have lived through, rather than died because of. It is also a ...
by Leon Fink
by Gavin Souter
<DIV>When <B>Sydney Observed</B> was first published in 1965 (under the title <I>Sydney</I>), it won instant and rapturous praise from reviewers across Australia and beyond. Within the space of a few years it came to be regarded as the best ...
The Roman Conquest of Greece
by Robin Waterfield
Apart from the thrilling military action, the story of the Roman conquest of Greece is central to the story of Rome itself and the empire it created. As Robin Waterfield shows, the Romans developed a highly sophisticated method of dominance by ...
by Mary Jo Maynes
by James Duffy
by John Reed
<i>Ten Days That Shook the World </i>is John Reed's eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution. A contemporary journalist writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, he gives a gripping record of the events in Petrograd in November
by Shirley Fitzgerald
For over thirty years the Terminus Hotel had stood dilapidated and abandoned on the corner of Harris and John Streets in Pyrmont – shrouded in mystery and a heavy coat of ivy, and the memories of its publicans and customers long faded. ...