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- Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 24.00
Hilda Muir was born on the very frontier of modern Australia, near the outback town of Borroloola in the Northern Territory in about 1920. Her early life was spent roaming the Gulf Country on foot, hunting and gathering with her family. Her mother was a Yanyuwa person, and so was Hilda. Known to the clan as ?Jarman?, it mattered little that her father... more...
- Hachette Australia 2010; US$ 31.99
Here are stories from Australia's dark heart: of catastrophe and misfortune, intrigue and passion, betrayal and tragedy. Some you may think you know, others, you have never heard of, but all the stories in AUSTRALIAN TRAGIC will capture your imagination. They range across our past and our present: the heartbreaking story of the fire at Luna Park... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 15.85
On August 7th 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out of the Anzac position at Gallipoli they attempted to storm an extraordinarily strong Turkish position, defended by artillery, machineguns and thousands of men, using nothing but fixed bayonets and... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2008; US$ 15.85
The Anzac battlefield on Gallipoli was made for snipers. Scrub, cliffs, spurs and hills meant that both Anzac and Turkish positions often overlooked one another. The unwary or unlucky were prey to snipers on both sides, and the sudden crack of a gunshot and instant death were an ever-present menace. The most successful and most feared sniper of... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2003; US$ 18.99
In an exhilarating tale of historic adventure, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Confederates in the Attic retraces the voyages of Captain James Cook, the Yorkshire farm boy who drew the map of the modern world Captain James Cook's three epic journeys in the 18th century were the last great voyages of discovery. His ships sailed 150,000... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.49
?A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams , for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew?what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" ?Simon Winchester, author... more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2013; Not Available
Iain McCalman's brilliant history of the Great Barrier Reef, told in twelve extraordinary tales, charts its shifting status from labyrinth of terror to global treasure. Equal parts gifted storyteller and acclaimed historian, McCalman brings to life the people who've shaped our knowledge and perception of this World Heritage-listed site. Arguing... more...