History

The Cruel Legacy

Tom Frame

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

Forty years after the collision between the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Sydney in which 82 men lost their lives this is the story of Australia's largest peacetime naval disaster, the men involved, the effect it had and continues to have on them, and the aftermath of political intrigue and cover-ups.

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Southeast Asia

Milton Osborne

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

A lively and easy to read guide to Southeast Asia written by one of the world's pre-eminent historians of the area.

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Tracy

Gary McKay

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

The extraordinary story of the cyclone that destroyed Darwin on Christmas Eve 1974 - in the words the people who survived.

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Gladiators

Fik Meijer

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

Ancient Rome is back at the movies ... Superfit, muscled, macho, the gladiator is hero-worshipped. Here, ingeniously pieced together, their true stories from grave epitaphs, grafitti, mosaics, frescoes and engravings.

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Likes of Us

Michael Collins

AUD $35.00

A personal and impassioned tour through South London's working class history

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Tulip

Anna Pavord

AUD $49.95

Anna Pavord's irresistible story of the tulip, beautifully illustrated and now available in large format paperback for the first time.

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A Short History of Bali

Robert Pringle

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

New in the Short History of Asia series, edited by Milton Osborne, this is a highly accessible, beautifully illustrated short history of Bali from the Bronze Age to the 2002 bombing.

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The New World of Martin Cortes

Anna Lanyon

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

While researching Malinche's Conquest, Anna Lanyon discovered Malinche had a son, Martin Cortes, remembered by Mexicans as the first mestizo, and was compelled to investigate his story as it is as great an adventure as his mother's. It is a story of journeys between worlds: those of Indian mother and Spanish father, of the Americas and Europe, of feudal past and colonial future. It is also

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Stone Voices

Neal Ascherson

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

This is the story of Neal Ascherson's return to his native Scotland. It is an exploration of Scottish identity as Ascherson weaves together a story of the deep past with the story of modern Scotland and its rebirth.

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A Short History of Indonesia

Colin Brown

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

New in the Short Histories of Asia series, edited by Milton Osborne, this is a readable, well-informed and comprehensive history of Indonesia and its peoples, from ancient origins to the present day.

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