Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet.
Originally published as a multi-part serial in The Australian, By Sea and S... read more

By Sea and Stars - The Story of the First Fleet

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" Bethlehem] brings within reach 11,000 years of history, centering on the beloved town's unique place in the world. Blincoe's love of Bethlehem is compelling, even as he does not shy away from the complexities of its chronicle." --President Jimmy Carter Bethlehem is ... read more

Bethlehem - Biography of a Town
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WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal life. Acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore selects over one hundred letters from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some are noble and ins... read more

Written in History: Letters That Changed the World

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'I can't imagine how they whittled it down to just 50 people' - comedian Nik Rabinowitz 'A fantastic thought-provoking book that renews my appreciation for history. It reminds us how we got here and how we can avoid things getting worse' Mandla Shongwe, SAFM Lifest... read more

50 People Who Messed up the World

The 20th century began with a sense of great optimism after centuries of oppression. It was to be one of the most violent and tumultuous in world history, and paved the way for many people to seize opportunitie... read more

Women Who Changed the World - Over 100 of the Most Remarkable Women of the Last 100 Years

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A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields. To many, the word 'Viking' brings to mind red scenes ... read more

Viking Britain - An Exploration
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From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international conflicts of the 20th century and how its people were affected. 'This is a comprehensive, spellbinding, surprisingly intimate, and altogether... read more

Vietnam: an Epic Tragedy: 1945-1975

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A harrowing true story of the modern Ku Klux Klan and an act of grace that shook a community in the Deep South.The true events that inspired the film, with a foreword by writer/director Andrew HecklerIn 1996, the town of Laurens, South Carolina, was thrust into the international spotlight wh... read more

Burden

Almost two million volunteers served the Indian army in the Great War, always under British regimental officers, high commanders and staff. 150,000 of them were long-serving pre-war profession... read more

The Indian Empire at War - From Jihad to Victory, the Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War

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 History

'Fascinating...sumptuously produced with lots of full-colour images, is a kind of potted treasury of cartographical history that gleams with pieces-of-eight-like snippets of information...this is an enthralling book, and joins the likes of Simon Garf... read more

Theatre of the World - The Maps That Made History

'Such a brilliant idea! Drilling down into Victoria's diaries Worsley gives us Victoria in all her infinite variety - queen and mother, matriarch and minx...I loved it.' Daisy Goodwin, author, and creator of ITV's Victoria 'The glory of this book is in... read more

Queen Victoria - Daughter, Wife, Mother and Widow

A dramatic and revelatory new account of the final days in Hitler's bunker, based on new access to previously unseen Soviet archives. After two years of nonstop negotiations with the Russian authorities, Jean-... read more

The Death of Hitler - The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler s Body