History

Troubled Waters

Ruth Balint

Format: Paperback

AUD $26.99

The joint-winner of the 2003 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award - a lucid account of Australia's relationship with the Timor Sea, with Indonesian fishermen, with the relationship between those Island people and the Aboriginal communities of north-west Australia.

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Outwitting History

Aaron Lansky

AUD $32.99

‘There's just one word to describe the feat at the heart of Aaron Lansky's enchanting book Outwitting History ... chutzpah ... His account of saving 1.5 million books (and counting) is an adventure story to delight bibliophiles’. - Daily Mail

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The Alhambra

Robert Irwin

Format: Paperback

AUD $26.95

'A perfect introduction to the place and a first-rate account of its history.' - The Guardian

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The Cruel Legacy

Tom Frame

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

Forty years after the collision between the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Voyager 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 $24.99

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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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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