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The Use and Abuse of Australian History
36.35 USD
ISBN: 9781864487206

How do Australians use, and sometimes misuse, the past? What are the private and public purposes it serves, and what dangers attend its abuse? This collection of essays explores these debates,...» more details

Sandakan
15 USD
ISBN: 9781863512237

The story of the Sandakan prisoner of war camp during the closing years of World War II. Of the 2434 servicemen held in the North Borneo camp and its surrounds, only...» more details

Critical and Historical Essays, Volume I
4.95 USD
ISBN: 1598756362

Until about 1844 Macaulay's writings appeared chiefly in the Edinburgh Review. These collected articles, which expressed the complacency of the English middle classes over their new prosperity and growing political power,...» more details

Oxford Dictionary of Political Biography
18 USD
ISBN: 9780192800350

Compiled by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Dennis Kavanagh, this new dictionary of political biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century....» more details

Reflections on the Revolution in France
4.95 USD
ISBN: 1598756796

Burke supported the American revolution but fought against the French. With his major work Reflections on the Revolution in France, written in 1790, he attacked the revolution and its rationalism and...» more details

Americanization and Australia
10.75 USD
ISBN: 9780868407845

America has been seen by the rest of the world as fulfilling the gleaming promise of modernity and, paradoxically, as the nightmarish fate threatening to undermine global diversity. Rather than emphasising...» more details

Russia: A History, new edition
14.99 USD
ISBN: 9780198605119

Now fully updated to 2001, this is an authoritative and highly readable introduction to a thousand years of Russian history. New insights into areas previously cloaked in secrecy, and an extraordinarily...» more details

The Silence Calling
64.88 USD
ISBN: 9781864483116

The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians in Antarctica. It traces the development of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE)...» more details

From Hitler to Trujillo
2.99 USD
ISBN: 1886420920

From Hitler to Trujillo is a memoir by a Holocaust survivor Alfredo Vorshirm. His gripping story embodies the Jewish European experience during and after World War II and dramatizes the events...» more details

Motagua Colonial
10.95 USD
ISBN: 1886420513

The Classic era centers of Quirigua and Copan are the eastern most outposts of early Mayan civilization. The Middle Motagua served as the source of Mesoamerica's most precious material. It was...» more details

The War Against Epidemics in Colonial Guatemala 1519-1821
10.95 USD
ISBN: 1886420602

Using colonial tax and census records, scholars think the indigenous population dropped at least 90% in the first 160 years after the European conquest. Mismanagement, drought, famine, flood, earthquakes, and even...» more details

On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History
4.95 USD
ISBN: 1598756729

In his 1840 lectures on heroes, Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and social critic, championed the importance of the individual in history. Published the following year and eventually translated into fifteen languages,...» more details

Long Time, Olden Time
10.45 USD
ISBN: 9780949659583

The year is 1977, and Dinny Japaljarri remembers a time when the Northern Territory was a very different place. Twenty five years on, many of the events in this book now...» more details

An Unruly Child
22.91 USD
ISBN: 9781863738910

Provocative history of Australian law since white settlement....» more details

Andersonville
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582181424

A reprint edition of the 1879 title. The years 1864 65 were a season of desperate battles, but in that time many more Union soldiers died of starvation and exposure than...» more details

John Brown And His Men, Volume 1
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582182940

This is an account of the famous raid into Virginia by John Brown: hero, martyr, madman, and murderer. He planned to seize the national arsenal at Harper's Ferry and free the...» more details

Stonewall Jackson
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582183510

Biographical sketch of Stonewall Jackson's military career before the rebellion....» more details

Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582183541

As commander in the Confederate Navy, Raphael Semmes decimated his Yankee opponents. As commander of the Sumter, he destroyed eighteen ships in six months (in 1861). In the next year, after...» more details

Campaigning With Crook and Stories of Army Life
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582183626

Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life is considered one of the best first person accounts of the western Indian Wars. It depicts Charles King's service in the Sioux Campaign...» more details

AB-SA-RA-KA Land of Massacre
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582183824

Colonel Carrington had a long and distinguished career on the Western frontier, but it was not without mishaps he was the hapless officer in command of Fort Kearny when...» more details

Life Among the Apaches
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582183879

Although this effort's original purpose was to induce more effective military suppression of the Apaches (it was first published in 1868), it has all of the fast paced action and excitement...» more details

On Plymouth Rock
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582184357

On Plymouth Rock is an historically rich and educational story of the history surrounding Plymouth Rock. It tells of the settlers' historic landing in Plymouth Harbor, and reveals the steps by...» more details

The Young Reader's Catlin
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582184791

This Young Reader's edition tells tales from George Catlin's travels among the Indians of South America and the North American Pacific Coast. Catlin is famous for his classic studies of the...» more details

Tomorrow Finally Came
7.5 USD
ISBN: 1886420335

A review from the PENN STATER , Sept./Oct. 1997: . . .Braund's descriptions of his agricultural mission will interest some readers, but many will be more taken with the depictions of...» more details

Hitler Made Me A Jew
2.99 USD
ISBN: 9781932482058

"In the evening they took us to the railroad station. They told us not to speak to anyone or even to one another. We were mute and deaf. There was a...» more details

The Prison Life of Jefferson Davis
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582185101

John Craven was personal physician to Jefferson Davis former President of the Confederate States of America, when he was imprisoned after being captured in May 1865, at the close...» more details

Adventures of the Ojibbeway and Ioway Indians, Volume 1
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582184944

George Catlin traveled the North American continent from 1830 1838 to chronicle the people, customs and traditions of Native American tribes. His life's ambition was to record the disappearing Native American...» more details

Adventures of the Ojibbeway and Ioway Indians, Volume II
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582184982

George Catlin traveled the North American continent from 1830 1838 to chronicle the people, customs and traditions of Native American tribes. His life's ambition was to record the disappearing Native American...» more details

Blackfoot Lodge Tales
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582185071

In the first half of the book, Grinnell retells some thirty stories of the Blackfoot Indians, which were told to him by the Blackfeet themselves. These are stories of war and...» more details

Massasoit of the Wampanoags
4.95 USD
ISBN: 9781582185934

Massasoit was a chief of the Wampanoag Tribe, and considered one of the most powerful native rulers in New England. Also known as Ousamequin or 'Yellow Feather', he was born in...» more details

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