History

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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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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Strange 66

Michael Witzel

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $35.00

When you open Strange 66 you will take a look beyond the all-American sheen and to the seedy, creepy, and just plain weird stories behind Americas Mother Road.

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The Million Dollar Duchesses

Julie Ferry

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

Brimful of scandal, illicit affairs, spurned loves and unexpected tragedy, The Million Dollar Duchesses reveals the closed-door bargaining which led to these most influential matches and how America’s heiresses shook-up British high society for ever.

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The British Empire (All You Need to Know)

Piers Brendon

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

The astonishing story of how a small island in the North Atlantic created the largest empire ever known, one which at its height covered a quarter of the earth's surface.

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In The Master's Presence

Nidar Singh Nihang and Parmjit Singh

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $69.99

Some of the most far-reaching events in Sikh history have centred on Hazoor Sahib (‘Master’s Presence’), the final resting place of the tenth Sikh Guru – who had spent much of his life battling against the oppressive policies of the Mughal Empire

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Slavery (All You Need to Know)

James Walvin

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

James Walvin tells the story of one of the world's most brutal and enduring institutions and explains how it helped shape the modern world in ways most of us scarcely understand.

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World War Two (All You Need to Know)

Max Hastings

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

A graphic and memorable account of World War Two - from the invasion of Poland to the final surrender of Japan.

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook

Nicholas Thomas

Format: Paperback

AUD $29.99

The Voyages of Captain James Cook is now available in a paperback edition specially to coincide with the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage.

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