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 History

Discover the trailblazing women who changed the world from their kitchens.If "a woman's place is in the kitchen," why is the history of food such an old boys' club? A Woman's Place sets the record straight, sharing stories of more than 80 hidden... read more

A Woman's Place - 50 Women Who Made History in the Kitchen

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 History

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people are the first inhabitants of Australia - there were once more than 500 Indigenous 'nations' across the continent. ATSI people have a strong understanding of the land and its animal inhabitants, w... read more

Australian Geographic Geography: Custodians of the Land

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 History

"The night before Esther's ship was due to dock, her sister dreamed of her."Auckland at the turn of the century. A city on the cusp of change. Isobel, a settler of ten years, waits for her sister to cross the ocean to join her. Separated by distance, disappointments and secrets, the wom... read more

Beyond the Bay

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 History

A biography that puts you on the quarterdeck with history's greatest sailor Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers in world history. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the eighteenth century, Cook unravelled th... read more

Captain James Cook

The author of the magnificent bestselling account of the First Fleet returns to early Sydney to tell the story of the years that followed as it's never been told before.

Convict Colony: The Remarkable Story of the Fledgling Settlement That Survived Against the Odds

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 History

"It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life u a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere... read more

Down Under (PB)

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 History

FLINDERS brings to life the fascinating story of this exceptional maritime explorer - from the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his cruel imprisonment by the French on Mauritius for six long and harrowing years; the heartbreaking separ... read more

Flinders

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 History

Meet the people who were often unwilling participants in the events that made headlines. In cemeteries throughout Australia, gravestones hint at our history - tales of early settlement, unsolved murders, love lost, mystery, tragedy, health epidemics, scandal and sacrifice. ... read more

Grave Tales Sydney Vol 1

A look into the history of the notorious Boggo Road.

History of Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) - Escape Volume 2

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 History

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The rise, fall and rise of sport gambling in Australia Australians lose more money gambling than any other country. But how did we get here? In his inimitable, hilarious style, sports historian Titus O’Reily cha... read more

Please, Gamble Irresponsibly: The Rise, Fall and Rise of Sport Gambling in Australia

By the bestselling author of The Ship That Never WasJust after Christmas 1803, convict William Buckley fled an embryonic settlement in the land of the Kulin nation (now the Port Phillip area), to take h... read more

The Ghost and the Bounty Hunter: William Buckley, John Batman and the Theft of Bunjil Country

INDIE AWARD WINNER 2020They were just boys. And they were to face the horrors of a war more diabolical than any of them could have imagined. This is their story. Hundreds of Australian and New Zealander ... read more

The Lost Boys: The untold stories of the under-age soldiers who fought in the First World War (HB)