History

Return to Akenfield

Craig Taylor

Format: Paperback

AUD $26.99

An update on Akenfield, the English village of Ronald Blythe's best-selling book, showing how village life has changed in 35 years.

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The Assassins' Gate

George Packer

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Astonishing in its scale and ambition, this is the most balanced and accomplished book about the Iraq war so far.

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1491

Charles C. Mann

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.95

Mann brings together all of the latest research, and the results of his own travels throughout North and South America, to provide a new, fascinating and iconoclastic account of the Americas before Columbus.

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Saving the Daylight

David Prerau

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

Brings together the historical, political, and technical aspects of the fascinating story behind the movement for DST, with many lighter and offbeat anecdotes

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The Bridge

Peter Lalor

Format: Paperback

AUD $32.95

The definitive story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the world's most amazing engineering feats - a structure that has become a national icon.

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Xenophon's Retreat

Robin Waterfield

AUD $49.95

This is the epic story of Greek mercenaries stranded in Persia, forced to fight their way home across deadly terrain

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Songs on Bronze

Nigel Spivey

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.95

Lively, exciting, dramatic versions of Greek myths from one of Britain's rising media stars

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Salvador

Joan Didion

Format: Paperback

AUD $26.95

El Salvador, 1982, the height of a ghastly civil war

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Generals

Mark Urban

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

From the bestselling author of Rifles, the remarkable lives - and battles - of ten of Britain's greatest generals

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Importance of Being Eton

Nick Fraser

AUD $35.00

The uniform is Dickensian, the fees astronomical, future kings are pupils and it even has its own exclusive sport - Eton: how does it still exist in so-called egalitarian Britain

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