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 Australian History

Reading Level:1 Fiction

A big, bold and hauntingly beautiful story that captures a defining moment in Australia's history. Everywhere he looked he saw what Utzon saw. The drama of harbour and horizon, and at night, the star-clotted sky. It held the shape of the possible, of a promise made and waiting to be ... read more

Shell
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This history has been published to mark 70 years of service as well as the 50th Anniversary of the battle of Coral/Balmoral in Vietnam in 1968, the 25th Anniversary of service in Somali... read more

First and Foremost - A Concise Illustrated History of 1st Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, 1945-2018
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Following on from volume 1 of Australians on the Western Front 1918- The Great German Offensive, volume 2, The Battle for the Hindenburg Line, concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German ar... read more

Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive
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 Australian History

A fascinating insight into French ambition and amity in Australia, bursting with joie de vivre' - David Hunt, bestselling author of Girt In the northern winter of 1814, a French armada set sail for New South Wales. The armada's mission was the invasion of Sydney, an... read more

Napoleon's Australia
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The best-loved building in Australia nearly didn't get off the drawing board. When it did, the lives of everyone involved in its construction were utterly changed: some for the better, many for the worse. H... read more

The House: The Dramatic Story of the Sydney Opera House and the People Who Made It
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 Australian History

Corrosive, mad and frequently fatal, indignation is a great destructive force in human affairs, and just as often a wellspring of mirth and merriment. Don Watson traces this seemingly ineradicable emotion in a journey that takes us, via his forebears, Flaubert and The Soprano... read more

On Indignation
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The untold story of one of Australia's greatest aviation pioneers.

Charles Ulm - The Untold Story of One of Australia's Greatest Aviation Pioneers
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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... read more

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

Anzac biscuits, baked in Australia and New Zealand for over a century, have a powerful connection to the national identity and culture of both countries. But what is the story of this national icon? Were they eaten by troops during the First World War? When did coconut make a... read more

ANZAC Biscuits
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The Fierce Country holds no malice, but neither pity. It just sits, and bakes, and waits. We do the rest. We provoke it when we mine above its aquifers. Weaken it, and ourselves, when we leave mountains of asbest... read more

The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today
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The revelatory story of the Bible in Australia, from the convict era to the Mabo land rights campaign, Nick Cave, the Bra Boys, and beyond. Thought to be everything from... read more

The Bible in Australia: A cultural history
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1941: Great Britain is fighting for its very existence. France has surrendered and installed Marshal P├Ętain, an ageing reactionary, as head of a hostile new government at Vichy. The Allied outpost in Egypt, and the Suez Cana... read more

Australia's War with France: The Campaign in Syria and Lebanon, 1941
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