866 books (44 pages) in this category
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
by Russell Shorto
The War in North Africa, 1942-1943
by Rick Atkinson
by HOLROYD MICHAEL
Michael Holroyd, perhaps the most distinguished of contemporary biographers, has in recent years turned his attention to the stories hidden within his own fascinating (not to say eccentric) family. In Ancestors in the Attic he teases out two ...
by Alexis De Tocqueville
With this book, Alexis de Tocqueville envisioned a multi-volume philosophic study of the origins of modern France that would examine the implications of French history on the nature and development of democratic society. Tocqueville worried that
by P. Hunt
by David Sansone
<p>The third edition of <i>Ancient Greek Civilization</i> is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.</p> <ul> <li>Explores the evolution and ...
by Ian;Turner, Graham Sumner
This title explores the recruitment, training, and combat experiences of the famous ANZAC infantry in the opening years of World War I. When war broke out in 1914, men rushed to the colours even before their governments had formally offered ...
The Australian War Memorial Battlefield Guide
by P Pedersen
An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
by Annie Jacobsen
by Tom Griffiths
In this landmark, critically acclaimed book, eminent historian and award-winning author Tom Griffiths explores the craft of history. <br><br>Through portraits of fourteen historians, including Inga Clendinnen, Judith Wright, Geoffrey Blainey and
by Michael Sims
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Three Centuries of Advice on Life, Love, Money, and Other Burning Questions from a Nation Obsessed
by Jessica Weisberg
A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson was struck one day by the thought that we devote more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of: centuries of people quietly going about their daily business. This inspired ...Audio Book
by Simon Winchester
The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water – the Atlantic. One hundred and ninety million years ago, the shifting of two of the world's tectonic plates led to the creation of an immense chasm. This giant gash in ...
Fighting the First World War
by William Philpott
by David Horner
by Chris Cuneen
"<p>This Supplement 1580-1980 is an adjunct to the first sixteen volumes of the Australian Dictionary of Biography, and includes people who played a part in Australia's history from the beginning of European contact with the continent, ranging ...
by Susanna de Vries
The outstanding stories of eight courageous women. One brave nursing sister Hilda Samsing became a whistle blower. Nursing aboard the hospital ship Gascon, outraged by the bungled evacuation of wounded Anzacs which was censored out of the pressAudio Book
by John Hirst
'If there are genuine questions about Australian history, there is something to puzzle over. The history ceases to be predictable - and dull.' From the author of <i>The Shortest History of Europe</i>, acclaimed historian John Hirst, comes ...