'An ode to the ways in which engineering has improved human civilisation' John Hennessy, Chairman, Alphabet'A blueprint for future global progress underpinned by the spirit of innovation' Lord Foster, architect
Today's unprecede... read more

Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering and the Future of Civilisation
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The Pocket History series is a conveniently portable, stylishly packaged and eminently collectible set of books that each open a window onto a selection of remarkable stories, characters and themes from the past. Ranging through time and across the globe, this unique series reveals and re-examines events both iconic and lesser known.

The Clash of History's Titans: Iconic Adversaries of the Distant Past
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'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we... read more

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture
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 World History

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The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that 'One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country', but there... read more

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister
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The author of the magnificent bestselling account of the First Fleet returns to early Sydney to tell the story of the years that followed as it's never been told before.

Convict Colony: The Remarkable Story of the Fledgling Settlement That Survived Against the Odds
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 History

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The story that bonds Ernest Rutherford and Marcus Oliphant is as extraordinary as it is unlikely. They were kindred souls, schooled and steeped in the furthest frontiers of Britain's empire, whose restless intellect and ... read more

The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb
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 World History

A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. Operation Chastise, the destruction of the Mohne and Eder dams in north-west Germany by the RAF's 617 Squadron on the night of 16/17 May 1943, was ... read more

Chastise: The Dambusters 1943
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 Aust History

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What drives veterans, military experts and forensic investigators to dedicate years to search for and identify the remains of fallen warriors? What does it mean to the families of the dead to be able to lay them to rest?
Over... read more

Where Soldiers Lie: The Quest to Find Australia's Missing War Dead
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 Aust History

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The story of Australia's last bushranging gang - the murderous Kenniffs.
Easter Sunday, 1902, deep in the Carnarvon Ranges a police constable and station manager are slain then later incinerated, their remains stuffed into saddlebags. Accused of the ghoulish crime are t... read more

The Last Bushrangers
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 Aust History

A History of South Australia investigates South Australia's history from before the arrival of the first European maritime explorers to the present day, and examines its distinctive origins as a 'free' settlement. In this compelling and nuanced history, Paul Sendziuk ... read more

A History of South Australia
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 Aust History

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Aussie cricketing heroes who also fought for Australia during wartime
'That's nothing. Pressure is having a Messerschmitt up your arse.'
 Keith Miller, when asked if he felt under pressure while captaining the NSW cricket team.
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Cricketers at War
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