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- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 26.95
In 1835 John Batman sailed up the Yarra and was astonished by the beauty of the land. It was a temperate Kakadu, teeming with wildlife and with soils rich enough to spawn pastoral empires. With the discovery of gold, the city was transformed almost overnight into 'marvellous Melbourne'. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2002; US$ 25.95
William Buckley, soldier and escaped convict, is the legendary wild white man of colonial Australia. In 1803 he escaped from the official settlement in Victoria. For 32 years he lived with local Aborigines before giving himself up in 1835. In this remarkable book, first published in 1852, Buckley tells his own story of life beyond the frontier. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2007; US$ 16.95
Where is Here? is a concise version for young adults of Flannery's classic anthology, The Explorers. The explorers of Australia were many and varied, beginning with Indigenous Australians. In these exciting, heartbreaking diaries, young readers will be inspired to become passionate modern explorers, alive to our incredible environment. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.09
Everyone's invited Tim Flannery is here to offer us a change of perspective. And he is here to inspire us. He invites us to consider again our place on earth, what it really means to be alive. Here on Earth is a revolutionary dual biography of the planet and of our species. Flannery reimagines the history of earth, from its earliest origins as a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 9.86
Tim Flannery?s international bestseller The Weather Makers has sold over a million copies and influenced politicians, movie stars, even business leaders - after reading it, Sir Richard Branson pledged more than 3 billion dollars towards developing sustainable energy sources. We Are the Weather Makers is a concise and revised edition that will allow... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 14.09
In his most thrilling and personal book, Tim Flannery writes a love letter to his homeland, drawing on three decades of extensive travel, research and field work to reveal its unique nature. Flannery shows how the kangaroo is inseparable from the environment that created it. And he reveals the vast continent to be a land of subtlety and complexity... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 14.09
The Eternal Frontier leads the reader on a 65-million-year quest to understand the formation of North America. From the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period to the present day, Flannery explores America's history with keen insight and an extraordinary breadth of knowledge. Ultimately, human beings had to... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 16.91
The Weather Makers tells the dramatic story of the earth's climate, of how it has changed, how we have come to understand it, and of what that means for the future. Tim Flannery's gripping narrative takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the past and around the globe, bringing us closer to the science than ever before. Along the way he explodes... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 32.95
Tim Flannery looks back on his ground-breaking fieldwork. With accounts of discovering, naming and sometimes eating animal species new to science, and stories of historic expeditions and colourful local customs, he takes us on an enthralling journey through some of the most diverse and spectacular environments on Earth. more...
- Canongate Books 2013; US$ 12.46
The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner is a recently rediscovered text that vividly renders the unforgettable story of a man whom history had nearly forgotten.In his many voyages, the Scottish-born sailor John Nicol twice circumnavigated the globe, visiting every inhabited continent. He participated in many of the greatest events of exploration... more...