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The Making of Australia
The Making of Australia David Hill
This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figures who helped build it into the thriving nation it is today, David Hill once again offers up Australian history at its most entertaining and accessible.
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Victory at Villers-Bretonneux
Victory at Villers-Bretonneux Peter FitzSimons
On Anzac Day 1918, when the town of Villers-Bretonneux falls to the British defenders, it is the Australians who are called on to save the day, the town, and the entire battle.
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Outback Pioneers
Outback Pioneers Evan McHugh
Thirteen stories of the men and women who have transformed the outback experience.
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History of Australia in 100 Objects
History of Australia in 100 Objects Toby Creswell
The History of Australia in 100 Objects is a fresh, accessible take on Australian history. It explores both well- and little-known stories through the objects of the time and the people who made and owned them.
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The Story of Australia’s People
The Story of Australia’s People Geoffrey Blainey
The much-anticipated second instalment of Geoffrey Blainey's history of Australia's people – his most ambitious work to date – that completes Australia's story from the Gold Rush to the present day.
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Passchendaele
Passchendaele Lyn MacDonald
In Passchendaele, Lyn Macdonald lets over 600 soldiers speak for themselves. In doing so, she portrays events from the only point of view that really matters.
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Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution Peter FitzSimons
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution ... history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons.
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Passchendaele
Passchendaele Paul Ham
Passchendaele epitomises everything that was most terrible about the Western Front. The photographs never sleep of this four-month battle, fought from July to November 1917, the worst year of the war: blackened tree stumps rising out of a field of mud, corpses of men and horses drowned in shell holes, terrified soldiers huddled in trenches awaiting the whistle.
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Caledonia Australis
Caledonia Australis Don Watson
With a new introduction from Inga Clendinnen.
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