History

The American Civil War (All You Need to Know)

Adam Smith

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

The American civil war is the great American story. In this vivid but concise account, Adam Smith shows how everything about modern America can be traced back to those brutal battles 150 years ago.

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World War One (All You Need to Know)

Max Egremont

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

World War One was the most catastrophic event in 20th century Europe. Max Egremont explains what caused it and why Germany lost - and assesses the disastrous consequences.

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Mile End Murder

Sinclair McKay

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back of her head.

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Stalin (All You Need to Know)

Claire Shaw

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

Tells the terrible story of Stalin, whose monstrous rule was directly responsible for millions of deaths, with 1,500 people a day being killed during the Great Purge of 1932-33.

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The Greatest Explorers (All You Need to Know)

Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

In this short, lively book, Robin Hanbury-Tenison tells the story of the greatest explorers in history and explains what made them so special and their achievements so extraordinary.

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Russia and its Rulers (All You Need to Know)

Caroline Brooke

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

In this short but vivid discussion of Russia and its rulers, Caroline Brooke draws on multiple historians to place modern Russia in context, explaining how it has been shaped by the turbulent events of the last century and a half.

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Winston Churchill (All You Need to Know)

Paul Addison

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

Paul Addison, looks at his achievements and legacy in this admirably concise and illuminating volume.

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The Normans (All You Need to Know)

Daniel Gerrard

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

The story of the Norman Conquest, the single most important event in the history of the British isles and the last time they were successfully invaded.

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Dreamers

Ruth Martin, Volker Weidermann

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $35.00

History that reads like a novel: the story of the writers and intellectuals behind the failed Bavarian Revolution of 1918.

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Lost Railway Journeys

Anthony Lambert

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $49.99

From the great cathedral-like railways stations of the steam age to obscure lines built through spectacular landscapes to open up countries before the advent of motorised road transport, Lost Railway Journeys is a celebration of our lost railway heritage and the lines that can no longer be travelled.

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