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 Australian

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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Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of convicts from the Australian penal colony. The story of the mutiny of the Bounty and... read more

Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia
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Category:

 Australian

The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia's best-loved storyteller
 In 1823, cockney sailor and chancer James Porter was convicted of stealing a stack of beaver furs and transported halfway around the world to Van Diemen's... read more

The Ship That Never Was
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Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thoma... read more

Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
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Category:

 Australian

Britain formally colonised Van Diemen's Land in the early years of the nineteenth century. Small convict stations grew into towns. Pastoralists moved in to the aboriginal hunting grounds. There was conflict, there was violence. But, governments and gentlemen succeeded in bury... read more

The Vandemonian War
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By turns fascinating, harrowing, yet ultimately uplifting, this is the story of the Nazis' systematic pillaging of Europe's libraries, and the heroic efforts of the few librarians now working to retu... read more

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance
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'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond the horizon. A dense cloud of migrating birds may have pointed the way. But the first Australians were voyaging into the unkn... read more

Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia
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Category:

 History

With a foreword by James Naughtie (British radio and news presenter for the BBC). Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in thi... read more

Books that Changed History
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The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WW1. A largely Australian force commanded by the brilliant John Monash, fought what has descri... read more

Monash's Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the 93 Minutes that Changed the World
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Category:

 European

It's hard not to be smitten by Paris. The city of love and light is one of the most enchanting in the world, but it also has a tendency to keep its best spots well hidden. After spending the last 20 years exploring the city, journalist and photographer Janel... read more

Paris: A Guide to the City's Creative Heart
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Category:

 Australian

Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2015. 2015 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards Category Winner - Non-Fiction & Overall Winner

Bestselling author
Winner NSW Premier's Literary Awards / Book of the Year Award 2015
"Watson's magnificent, celebratory, contradictory study of the Australian bush will challenge the national imagination." --Thomas Keneally, winner of the Booker Prize
An unputdownable... read more

The Bush
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