'A charming, absorbing history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear, from ruffs to spacesuits . . . I devoured this quietly feminist book' SUNDAY TIMES
All textiles begin with a twist. From colourful 30,000-year old threads... read more

The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History
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 World History

Stefan Zweig's classic biography of one of British history's most fascinating figures, rereleased in a new edition to tie in with launch of the major new Hollywood film, Mary Queen of Scots.
 
From the moment of her birth to her death on the scaffold, Mary St... read more

Mary Queen of Scots
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 Aust History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, we find out through the correspondence of tireless colonial secretaries, the brazen language of lawyers and j... read more

Bedlam at Botany Bay
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Stunning stories about what it was like to be a Soviet child during the upheaval and horror of the Second World War, from Nobel Laureate Svetlana Alexievich I finished first grade in May of 41, and my parents took me for the summer to the Pioneer camp. I came t... read more

Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories
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A collection of the most inspiring and powerful letters of all time.
The written word has the power to inspire, astonish and entertain, as this collection of 100 letters that changed history will show. Ordered chronologically, the letters range from ink-i... read more

100 Letters That Changed the World
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 History

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform the planet? And why, in comparison, are our closest primate relatives reduced to near-extinction? Big ... read more

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
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Christianity is the most enduring and influential legacy of the ancient world, and its emergence the single most transformative development in Western history. Even the increasing number in the West today who have abandoned the faith of their forebears, and dismiss all religion as point... read more

Dominion
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 Aust History

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In this updated edition, Peter Timms leads us on a journey through his adopted city of Hobart, Australia's smallest, most southerly, least prosperous, but arguably most beautiful state capital. He reveals a city in transition, shaking off its dark and troubled past to claim its special pla... read more

Hobart
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 Aust History

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Creating Remembrance: The Art and Design of Australian War Memorials
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Lighthouses are striking totems of our relationship to the sea. For many, they encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes amongst the waves, but their original purpose is much more utilitarian than that. Still today we depen... read more

Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet
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