690 books (35 pages) in this category

Born in a Tent

How camping makes us Australian

by Bill Garner

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Breathtakingly original, this book shows that the history of Australia can be told through a history of camping.</span><br></p> <p>Bill Garner reminds us that Australia was settled as a campsite – the nation

ISBN: 9781742233345

Binding: Paperback


Bosom Friends

The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King

by Thomas J. Balcerski

ISBN: 9780190914592

Binding: Hardback


Bradshaw's Handbook

by George Bradshaw

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile. Produced as the British railway ...

ISBN: 9781908402028

Binding: Hardback


Bringing Mulligan Home

The Long Search for a Lost Marine

by Dale Maharidge

ISBN: 9781541742765

Binding: Paperback


Builders of Empire: Freemasons and British Imperialism, 1717-1927

by Jessica L Harland-Jacobs

ISBN: 9781469613482

Binding: Paperback


Burdens of History: British Feminists, Indian Women, and Imperial Culture, 1865-1915

by Antoinette Burton

ISBN: 9780807844717

Binding: Paperback


Burke and Wills

The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

by Peter FitzSimons

ISBN: 9780733634109

Binding: Hardback


Burke and Wills

The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

by Peter FitzSimons

ISBN: 9780733640797

Binding: Paperback



The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy

by Hallie Lieberman

<p>Once only whispered about in clandestine corners, vibrators have become just another accessory for the suburban soccer mom. But how did these once-taboo toys become so socially acceptable? The journey of the devices to the cultural mainstream

ISBN: 9781643130378

Binding: Paperback


Can Democracy Work?

A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Athens to Our World

by James Miller

Democracy is invoked to support the vast majority of the world's governments. We have been talking about it for thousands of years, and attempting to put it into practice for hundreds, believing in it as the logical culmination of human affairs.

ISBN: 9781786074027

Binding: Hardback


Captured Lives

Australia's Wartime Internment Camps

by Peter Monteath

<p> <p><i>Captured Lives</i> peers behind the barbed wire veil that was drawn around people—both civilian internees and prisoners of war—deemed threats to Australia’s security during the two world wars.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br></p> <p>Civilians from ...

ISBN: 9780642279248

Binding: Paperback


Caring and Compassionate: The Mater Children's Hospital 1931 to 2014

by Helen Gregory

The Mater Children's Hospital - the realisation of a dream for the Sisters of Mercy - opened on 6 July 1931, in the midst of the Great Depression. Triumphs and challenges followed each other through eight decades. In 2014, the Mater ...

ISBN: 9780702253898

Binding: Paperback



The extraordinary story of the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic

by Jay Ludowyke

ISBN: 9780733640674

Binding: Paperback


Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

by Kelly, Capponi, Niccol? DeVries

The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian medieval conflicts in the English-speaking world. This is thanks in no small part to the exploits of the renowned English ...

ISBN: 9781472833518

Binding: Paperback


Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

by Colin A Palmer

ISBN: 9781469615011

Binding: Paperback


Chicago's New Negroes: Modernity, the Great Migration, and Black Urban Life

by Davarian L. Baldwin

ISBN: 9780807857991

Binding: Paperback


China Hands

Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia

by James Lilley

ISBN: 9781586483432

Binding: Paperback


Church of Spies

The Pope's Secret War Against Hitler

by Mark Riebling

ISBN: 9780465094110

Binding: Paperback


Churchill's Secret War

The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II

by Madhusree Mukerjee

ISBN: 9780465024810

Binding: Paperback


Citizenship in the Western Tradition: Plato to Rousseau

by Peter Riesenberg

ISBN: 9780807844595

Binding: Paperback