A history of one of the world's greatest armoured warfare commanders, Hermann Balck (1897-1982). During World War II, Balck commanded panzer troops from the front line and led by example, putting himself in extreme danger when rallying his s... read more

Panzer Commander Hermann Balck - Germany's Master Tactician
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***THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER*** 'Hancock's books provide a fascinating, alternative version of prehistory. America Before, detailed and wide-ranging, turns what was myth and legend into a new story of the past.' Daily Mail Was an advanc... read more

America Before - The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization
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 Australian History

Awards:Longlisted International Dublin Literary Award 2019 Longlisted 2018 Aus Indie Awards Shortlisted 2018 Stella Awards

NPR Best Books of 2018 "A gut punch of a book in the style of Le Guin, Atwood, and Butler. Claire G. Coleman's debut novel blazes with truth." -- Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble Terra Nullius (def): land belonging to no one; no man's land "Jacky was running. There was no ... read more

Terra Nullius
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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... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History
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The Original Australians tells the story of Australian Aboriginal history and society from its distant beginnings to the present day. From the wisdom and paintings of the Dreamtime, to the first contacts between Europeans and indigenous Au... read more

Original Australians: Story of the Aboriginal People
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 History

In The Seventy Great Battles of All Time, an international team of military historians reconstructs and analyses the seventy decisive battles that shaped world history - from Cannae to Agincourt, Waterloo to Gettysburg, Stalingrad to the Tet offensive. Organised... read more

The Seventy Great Battles in History
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Drawing from documentary and oral evidence, this book describes the ways in which Aborigines responded to the arrival of Europeans.

The Other Side of the Frontier
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 History

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of Costa Biography Award 2015.

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world--and in the process created mo... read more

The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science
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 Australian History

There's nothing like the thrill of looking out of an aeroplane window and seeing the world from above. In Aerial Australia, Nick Rains' photographs present Australia in a way that it's rarely seen, revealing a whole new side of its beauty. The book offers sweeping views of ... read more

Aerial Australia
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 Australian History

Following on from Birds of Australia, this new book from Don Hadden showcases more than 85 birds that live in some of Australia's direct and hottest regions.The beauty of these birds, such as the tiny delicate Emuwren that lives exclusively among Spinifex clumps, the un... read more

Birds of the Outback
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 Aboriginal History

An exemplar of Indigenous Studies writing, epistemologically, theoretically and methodologically A collection of writings on women and Aboriginal identity from 14 senior Indigenous academics and community leaders. The collection engages with questions such as: Wh... read more

Us Women, Our Ways, Our World
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From the ancient Etruscans and Romans, to the Renaissance masters of Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican Museums represent an aspect of the history of humanity through art. The Indigenous Australian collection is a little known and unex... read more

Australia : The Vatican Museum's Indigenous Collection
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