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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 29.99
The fifth volume in the "Places in Time" series takes readers deep into the heart of ancient Egypt, using archaeological discoveries to reveal the secrets of this ancient civilization, from daily life and religion tp funerary practices. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 54.95
Does your perception of food risks closely mirror the real risks? The reality is not what you think it is! Nobody would expect to die of cyanide poisoning after eating an almond cake - but if you tell them there is cyanide in it, they might think at least twice about eating it. Do you know that you are spreading an aerosol of Camphylobacter bacteria... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 9.99
The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? - ;The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 18.99
The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt uniquely covers 700,000 years of ancient Egypt from the stone age to the Roman conquest. The story of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans makes for fascinating reading, with subjects ranging from the changing nature of life and death in the Nile... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2010; US$ 16.35
When Singapore fell dramatically to the Japanese on 15 February 1942, hundreds of people scrambled to the docks to flee. Amongst the evacuees were 65 Australian nurses who boarded a coastal freighter named the Vyner Brooke . They only made it as far as the waters off Muntok Island near Sumatra. There, Japanese bombers sank the small ship. Those who... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 22.72
The siege of Glenrowan is more than just an Australian legend. The 41 hours when the Kelly Gang took over Ann Jones' Glenrowan Inn and held the police at bay have become a part of the Australian psyche. Most people know the bare bones of the story, but few know the names and actions of some of those who literally made history over those two days.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 63.99
Food safety is a modern concept. Remarkably, it is only in the last 200 years that such concepts as foodborne germs, and the means of combating them (such as antiseptics and refrigeration), have been popularised. Yet in the 21st Century, consumers in the developed world do not accept that the food which they purchase and consume might carry a risk... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2014; US$ 22.72
The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the small town planning to destroy the aerodrome and American planes. With no notice, the townsfolk could only put up minimal opposition and in an attack that lasted... more...