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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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The best true spy story I have ever read."--JOHN LE CARR   The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg... read more

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War (PB)
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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 yok... read more

The Catalpa Rescue: The Most Dramatic & Successful Prison Break in Australian History
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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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 'Flight to Fame', a classic adventure story, tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of the pilot, (Sir) Ross Smith. In March 1919, Australia's prime minister announc... read more

Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia
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 Aust History

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From the acclaimed author of River Town and Oracle Bones, an intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive change Drawn by a fascination with Egypt's rich history and culture, Peter Hessler move... read more

The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution
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 World History

The Adelaide Hills - A History examines the history of that portion of the Mount Lofty Ranges nearest Adelaide.

The Adelaide Hills: A 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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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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