The Pocket History series is a conveniently portable, stylishly packaged and eminently collectible set of books that each open a window onto a selection of remarkable stories, characters and themes from the past. Ranging through time and across the globe, this unique series reveals and re-examines events both iconic and lesser known.

The Clash of History's Titans: Iconic Adversaries of the Distant Past
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 Aust History

'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated human ... read more

Dark Emu
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 World History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

The compelling history of vaccination. We may fear terrorist attacks but in truth humans have always had far more to fear from infections. In 1950 there were an estimated 50 million cases of smallpox worldwide, which killed 10 million people. At the end of WWI, S... read more

Defeating the Ministers of Death
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 Aust History

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Nophoto
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 History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc whose individual landmasses were made up of diverse geological types, including ancient continental fragments, raised segments of oceanic crust, and... read more

Europe: A Natural History
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Following Danubia and the bestselling Germania, Lotharingia is the third and final instalment in Simon Winder's hilarious and informative personal exploration of European history.
In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great ... read more

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country
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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 ... read more

By Sea and Stars - The Story of the First Fleet
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'A fabulous book, good enough to eat with a spoon! Marvellous.' John Lloyd, creator of QI The Golden Atlas is a spectacular visual history of exploration and cartography, a treasure chest of adventures from the chronicles... read more

The Golden Atlas - The Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps
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When South Australia was 100 years old, Gustav Hermann Baring celebrated with style. His mammoth publication Progressive Adelaide - As It Stands To-day was both a catalogue of commerce and a labour of love. In 1936, Hermann Baring captured the State a... read more

City Streets: Progressive Adelaide 75 Years on
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 World History

Biographies of artists and writers have traditionally presented an individual's lone struggle for self-expression. In this book, critics and historians challenge these assumptions in a series of essays that focus on artist and writer couples... read more

Significant Others : Creativity and Intimate Partnership
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