Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet.
Originally published as a multi-part serial in The Australian, By Sea a... read more

By Sea and Stars - The Story of the First Fleet
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A Timeline of Australian Food takes readers on a tasty and sometimes surprising culinary journey through 150 years of Australian food. Lavishly illustrated, this tasty book looks at what we've eaten, how we've shopped, and how we've produced and prepared our food, decade by decade, through depression, war, and decades of abundance.

A Timeline of Australian Food
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Awards:Winner of Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Award 2003. Shortlisted for Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2003.

White Mughals is the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time.James Achilles Kirkpatrick was the British Resident at the court of Hyderabad when he met Khair-un-Nissa

White Mughals : Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India
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Series:Illustrated Classic Editions Ser.


In this lavishly illustrated volume, A.B. Mitford presents ancient Japanese tales filled with action, romance, and the supernatural. Proud lords and their loyal retainers, a brave samurai and his faithless wife, a vampire cat, and howling spirits are all... read more

Tales of the Samurai - Illustrated Edition
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A chronological survey of the world's most influential books. 
Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishing sensations, but how many can genuinely claim to have changed the way we see and think?
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100 Books that Changed the World
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Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. Despite his ordinary roots, he rose through the ranks to become a remarkable officer. On May 27, 1768, Cook, then just a Royal Naval ... read more

Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook to Charles Darwin
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A powerful and provocative argument on the role that race and racism play in modern Britain, by award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge In February 2014, Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way discussions of race and racism in ... read more

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
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When the ships of the new Royal Australian Navy made their grand entry into Sydney Harbour in October 1913, a young nation was at peace. Under a year later Australia had gone to war in what was seen as a noble fight for king, country, and Empire. Thousands of young men joined up for the ... read more

First Victory
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The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed- where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east. For centuries, fame and fortune were to be... read more

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
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Flowing completely around the Earth and unimpeded by any landmass, the wild and elusive Southern Ocean reaches from the seasonally-shifting icy continent of Antarctica to the southern coastlines and islands of Australia, New Zealand, South America and South... read more

Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean
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A harrowing true story of the modern Ku Klux Klan and an act of grace that shook a community in the Deep South.The true events that inspired the film, with a foreword by writer/director Andrew HecklerIn 1996, the town of Laurens, South Carolina, was thrust into the international spotlight w... read more

Burden
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'He is an absolute hero'. Piers Morgan 'A riveting, unvarnished and wholly unforgettable portrait of America's most storied commandos at war.' - Joby Warrick, author of Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, winner of the 2016 Pul... read more

The Operator: The Seal Team Operative and the Mission That Changed the World
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