The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.
New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - hatch a daring plan to free six Irish political prisoners f... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History
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Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commissioned colour photos to reveal the past and present of this fascinating city. Perth Then and Now accurately matches historic photographs of the city with specially commissioned contemporary views that ... read more

Perth Then and Now
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Rebel Women Who Changed Australia
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With a twist of fate - and of historical fact - Gallipoli was a military success, Australia had a female prime minister in the 1920s and Gough Whitlam chose his time to retire from the top job. In Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-i... read more

Victory on Gallipoli and Other What-ifs of Australian History
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Nophoto
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The first volume of John Curtin?s War was recognized as 'a landmark in Australian political biography? (The Australian) and 'remarkable? (AFR). That book ends with the fall of Singapore and a fundamental realignment of Australia?s place in the worl... read more

John Curtin's War Volume II - Triumph and Decline
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Awards:Winner of ACT Book of the Year Award 2012 and Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History 2012 and Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction 2012 and Queensland Literary Awards: University of Southern Queensland History Book Award 2012 and Manning Clark House National Cultural Awards, Individual Category 2011. Shortlisted for NSW Premier's Literary Award Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction 2013 and ABIA Australian General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2012.


Reveals the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people in presettlement Australia
 

Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a par... read more

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
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Series:Australian Army Campaign

This book provides both practical touring information on Gallipoli for the independent traveller, and a guide to the amazing First World War Anzac battlefields. Written by a serving Australian Army officer with over 30 years soldiering experience, and now a historian with the Australian Army History U... read more

Exploring Gallipoli: Australian Army's Battlefield Guide to Gallipoli
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The little-known rags to riches love story of a convict girl who arrived in Australia on the First Fleet. Much like another, better-known colonial woman, Elizabeth Macarthur, Esther successfully managed her husband's property and became a significant figure in the new colony.

Esther: The Extraordinary True Story of the First Fleet Girl Who Became First Lady of the Colony
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This magnificent collection of photographs arose from the creativity of a young photographer and his adoption of his new home town, Melbourne. His pictures were taken at a time when the Victorian elegance of the city once known as 'Marvellous Melbourne' was being punctuated by a wave of development an... read more

Mark Strizic Melbourne  Marvellous to Modern
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The preparation for a coming war and ultimately the commitment to that war was driven by White Australia's sense of vulnerability in the Pacific, by various nightmare scenarios in which Australia could be left to fend for itself, unaided by Brit... read more

Best We Forget - The War for White Australia, 1914-18
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