History

Medical Detective

Sandra Hempel

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

A fascinating look at one man's discovery of the cause of the cholera epidemic sweeping the world in the 19th century.

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Battle for the North

Charles McKean

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

? The dramatic and scandalous story of the building of the Tay and Forth Bridges and the 19th century railway wars? Full of fascinating social history? The definitive history, told in a confident, droll style? New theories about the collapse of the first Tay bridge ? Illustrated with 40 photographs, cartoons and maps

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The Secret of Scent

Luca Turin

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

Funny, irreverent and passionate, The Secret of Scent, opens the lid on two worlds - the glamorous and highly lucrative realm of the perfume makers, and the equally rivalrous domain of smell science.

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Last Curtsey

Fiona MacCarthy

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

A wonderful snapshot of a moment in history - the final swansong for the debutantes and an era of aristocratic British social history.

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Khyber Pass

Paddy Docherty

AUD $49.95

The story of the Khyber Pass, the narrow mountain route which - more than any other single place on earth - has shaped civilisations.

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The Great Transformation

Karen Armstrong

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

'Remarkable . Armstrong has written not just a fascinating and highly readable history, but one which makes ancient philosophies profoundly relevant.' - Independent

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Shroom

Andy Letcher

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

A unique and engaging study of this most extraordinary of psychedelic drugs.

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Twice a Stranger

Bruce Clark

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.95

A fascinating account of the exchange of nearly 2 million citizens between Turkey and Greece in 1923.

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Night at the Majestic

Richard Davenport-Hines

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

The most extraordinary dinner party of all time - the night Proust, Joyce, Picasso and Stravinsky all met.

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Dragon and the Foreign Devils

Harry Gelber

AUD $75.00

A sweeping narrative history that tells the story of China's relations with the rest of the world over three millennia.

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