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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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The best true spy story I have ever read."--JOHN LE CARR   The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg... read more

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War (PB)
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From the acclaimed author of River Town and Oracle Bones, an intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive change Drawn by a fascination with Egypt's rich history and culture, Peter Hessler move... read more

The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution
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 World History

The Adelaide Hills - A History examines the history of that portion of the Mount Lofty Ranges nearest Adelaide.

The Adelaide Hills: A History
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Following Danubia and the bestselling Germania, Lotharingia is the third and final instalment in Simon Winder's hilarious and informative personal exploration of European history.
In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great ... read more

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country
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 World History

Biographies of artists and writers have traditionally presented an individual's lone struggle for self-expression. In this book, critics and historians challenge these assumptions in a series of essays that focus on artist and writer couples... read more

Significant Others : Creativity and Intimate Partnership
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As an example of local history this volume is unusual and endearing - unusual in its delivery of information and endearing as an expression of personal passion for a particular place.

Nophoto
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 World History

A sweeping history of cities through the millennia--from Mesopotamia to Manhattan--and how they have propelled Homo sapiens to dominance. Six thousand years ago, there were no cities on the planet. Today, more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas... read more

Cities: The First 6,000 Years
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 World History

During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces based in Britain and Italy launched their first round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. Their goal: to smash the main factories and production centers of the Luftwaffe while also drawing German planes into ... read more

Big Week
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In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast Resistance organisation - the only woman to hold ... read more

Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler
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 World History

Bataviais the greatest story in Australia?s history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons.The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-fari... read more

Batavia
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 World History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

A gripping exploration of the life of the world's oldest and most famous printed book. 'The remarkable tale of "Number 45", one of the finest copies of the Gutenberg Bible in existence . . . A fascinating story that touches on the origin of books, the passion of collectors, th... read more

The Lost Gutenberg
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