For the past 225 years, the story of the Bounty's voyage has captured the public's imagination. Two compelling characters emerge at the forefront of the mutiny: Lieutenant William Bligh, and his deputy - and ringleader of the mutiny - Acting Lieut... read more

Mutiny, Mayhem, Mythology - Bounty's Enigmatic Voyage
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WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY JORDAN B. PETERSON 'Solzhenitsyn's masterpiece...The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today' Anne Applebaum
A vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators but also of everyday heroism, The G... read more

The Gulag Archipelago
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The SS was one of the most important institutions of Third Reich Germany, yet it is also among the least well understood. From the end of 1935, the SS had control over all police and internal security duties in Germany and the militarised Waffen SS had more than eight hundred thousand men serving in t... read more

SS: A New History
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The Greek myths have a universal appeal, reaching far beyond the time and physical place in which they were created. But many are firmly rooted in specific settings: Thebes dominates the tragedy of Oedipus; Mycenae broods over the fa... read more

Greek Mythology: A Traveller's Guide from Mount Olympus to Troy
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Crete: The Battle and the Resistance
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"Fifteen Young Menis the true story of a doomed adventure.It was a maritime tragedy that unfolded one sad, dark hour at a time. A cold, cruelly blustery night revealing - with agonising slowness - that fifteen young men of the Mornington Fo... read more

Fifteen Young Men: Australia's Untold Football Tragedy
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Reading Level:12-15

"Beautifully presented young readers edition of the bestselling memoir of a young soldier on the First World War s Western Front.'It's the end of the 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of... read more

Somme Mud : An Australian Teenager in the First World War
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Awards:Shortlisted for ABIA Australian General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2009.

"An extraordinary narrative history of the First Fleet, by the bestselling author of The Forgotten Children. Never before or since has there been an experiment quite as bold as this. Set against the backdrop of Georgian England with its peculiar mix of elegance, prosperity, progress and squalor, the s... read more

1788 The Brutal Truth Of The First Fleet
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Awards:Long-listed for Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2016.

'Sicily is the key to everything' Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The author of the classic book on Venice turns his sights to Sicily in this beautiful book full of maps and colour photographs. 'I discovered Sicily almost by mistake ...We drove as... read more

Sicily: A Short History, from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra
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Charles Ulm and Charles Kingsford Smith were two of the most important pioneers of Australian aviation. Together they succeeded in a number of record-breaking flights that made them instant celebrities around the world,... read more

Charles Ulm - The Untold Story of One of Australia's Greatest Aviation Pioneers
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In a sweeping narrative, Peter Cozzens tells the gripping story of the wars that destroyed native ways of life as the American nation continued its expansion onto tribal lands after the Civil War, setting off a conflict... read more

The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
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In this book, the Spitfire, Lancaster, Messerschmitt, Mustang and Flying Fortress are shown in 500 photographs and illustrations. It is a visual guide to five classic wartime aircraft from 1939-1945: the Supermarine Spitfire, Avro Lancaster, Messerschmitt 109, Nort... read more

Great Aircraft of World War II
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