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  • The Regimentby Farley Mowat; Lee Windsor

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 12.99

    The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment (the Hasty Ps) was Canada?s most decorated regiment in the Second World War. In The Regiment , Farley Mowat, famed novelist and member of the regiment, movingly recounts the story of the Hasty Ps, telling the story of his fellow soldiers and their vital role in the Allied conquest of Italy. more...

  • The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation-States, 1760?1914by Michael Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This second volume deals with power relations between the Industrial Revolution and the First World War. more...

  • Villers Bretonneuxby Peter Pedersen

    Pen and Sword 2004; US$ 8.99

    Villers-Bretonneux was the key to the strategically important communications centre of Amiens, a principal objective of the German offensive that began in March 1918. Until the Germans took the town, Amiens would remain beyond their grasp. The successful defence of Villers-Bretonneux has come to be regarded as an Australian battle but British formations... more...

  • 109 East Palaceby Jennet Conant

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 17.99

    They were told as little as possible. Their orders were to go to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and report for work at a classified Manhattan Project site, a location so covert it was known to them only by the mysterious address: 109 East Palace. There, behind a wrought-iron gate and narrow passageway just off the touristy old plaza, they were greeted by Dorothy... more...

  • Clear the Bridge!by Richard O'Kane

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95

    Tang carried the war to the enemy with unparalleled ferocity. This is her story as told by her skipper. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Public Health in Papua New Guineaby Donald Denoon; Kathleen Dugan; Leslie Marshall

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    A study of institutional medicine, medical practice and health care in colonial Papua New Guinea. more...

  • Making of the Atomic Bombby Richard Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 22.00

    Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes?s Pulitzer Prize-winning book details the science, the people, and the socio-political... more...

  • The Girls of Atomic Cityby Denise Kiernan

    Touchstone 2013; US$ 17.00

    THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC C ITY AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Thousands of civilians?many of them young women from small towns across the South?were recruited to this secret city, enticed by solid wages... more...

  • Memoirs of an Anzacby John Charles Barrie; Ross McMullin

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 23.99

    Against his mother?s wishes, John Charles Barrie joined the Australian army in 1909. Five years later, he was on his way to Egypt as an officer with the Australian Imperial Force. He survived the war to write his memoirs, which were kept by his family for 80 years. Made public for the first time, this book gives first-hand accounts of Barrie?s wounding... more...

  • The Tragic Vision of Politicsby Richard Ned Lebow

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    An exploration of how ethical behaviour in international affairs advances national security. more...