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  • Quest For The Lost Roman Legions Discovering The Varus Battlefield

    Discovering the Varus Battlefield

    by Clunn Tony ...
    In 9 A.D. the 17th 18th & 19th Roman legions and their auxiliary troops under command of Publius Quinctilius Varus vanished in the boggy wilds of Germania. They died singly and by the hundreds over several days in a carefully planned ambush led by Arminius-a Roman-trained German warrior determined to stop Rome's advance east beyond the Rhine River. By the time it was over some 25 000 men women and ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A History of the World in Twelve Maps

    by Jerry Brotton ...
    Jerry Brotton is the presenter of the acclaimed BBC4 series 'Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession'. Here he tells the story of our world through maps.Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in it. But far from being purely scientific objects, world maps are unavoidably ideological and subjective, intimately bound up with the systems of power ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The World Atlas of Coffee

    From beans to brewing - coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

    series World Atlas Of
    The worldwide bestseller - 1/4 million copies sold'Written by a World Barista Champion and co-founder of the great Square Mile roasters in London, this had a lot to live up to and it certainly does. Highly recommended for anyone into their coffee and interested in finding out more about how it's grown, processed and roasted.' (Amazon customer)'Whether you are an industry professional, a home ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia: Second Edition

    LONGLISTED FOR THE ABIA ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020"The Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia has a place on the work table of every Australian student, on the coffee table of every Australian home and on the desk of every Australian political representative." SENATOR PATRICK DODSONThe Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia is a unique tool for exploring and under... ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Harbors and High Seas

    An Atlas and Geographical Guide to the Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O'Brian

    This companion for fans of the Napoleonic sea sagas offers maps of the novels’ streets, seas, and coasts, and much more.The tall-masted sailing ships of the early nineteenth century were the technological miracles of their day, allowing their crews to traverse the seas with greater speed than had ever been possible before. Novelist Patrick O’Brian captured the thrill of that era with his ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Power of Geography

    Ten Maps that Reveal the Future of Our World – the sequel to Prisoners of Geography

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year’ Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed. But the world has.**In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    series Children's Rocks & Minerals Books
    Those stones you see might be an important mineral that the Earth creates. This book will open your child’s minds to the importance of the rocks and minerals you can dig up. It is a very informative book that is complete with images and just the right amount of texts too. Go ahead and get a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • Be Expert with Map and Compass

    The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPSGPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now updated to include information ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Mount Buggery to Nowhere Else

    The stories behind Australia's weird and wonderful place names

    by Eamon Evans ...
    The stories behind Australia's many, many strange, inappropriate and downright hilarious place names.From Dismal Swamp to Useless Loop, Intercourse Island to Dead Mans Gully, Mount Buggery to Nowhere Else, Australia has some of the strangest, funniest, weirdest and most out-of-place names going - now described and explained in one humorous and fascinating book.Australia's vast spaces and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • An Atlas of Extinct Countries: The Remarkable (and Occasionally Ridiculous) Stories of 48 Nations that Fell off the Map

    by Gideon Defoe ...
    Prisoners of Geography meets Bill Bryson: a funny, fascinating, beautifully illustrated – and timely – history of countries that, for myriad and often ludicrous reasons, no longer exist.‘Countries are just daft stories we tell each other. They’re all equally implausible once you get up close’Countries die. Sometimes it’s murder, sometimes it’s by accident, and sometimes it’s because they were so ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Landmark Thucydides

    A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

    Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possession for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still the most famous work in the Western historical tradition.Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The World Almanac 5,001 Incredible Facts for Kids on Nature, Science, and People

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling World Almanac™ comes a full‑color, full‑of‑fun, oversize book packed with thousands of awesome facts about science, nature, and people—everything on planet Earth and beyond.Kids want to learn about the world around them, and with this engaging, colorful collection of facts, figures, photographs, and fun, they will. Perfect for home or for school, and a great ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021

    by Sarah Janssen ...
    series The World Almanac and Book of Facts
    #1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and so much more.The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Barbarossa Derailed: The Battle for Smolensk 10 July-10 September 1941 Volume 1. The German Advance The Encirclement Battle and the First and Second Soviet Counteroffensives 10 July-24 August 1941

    The German Advance, The Encirclement Battle, and the First and Second Soviet Counteroffensives, 10 July-24 August 1941

    At dawn on 10 July 1941 massed tanks and motorized infantry of German Army Group Center's Second and Third Panzer Groups crossed the Dnepr and Western Dvina Rivers beginning what Adolf Hitler the Führer of Germany's Third Reich and most German officers and soldiers believed would be a triumphal march on Moscow the capital of the Soviet Union. Less than three weeks before on 22 June Hitler had ... Read more

    $18.25 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • With the Courage of Desperation

    Germany's Defence of the Southern Sector of the Eastern Front 1944-45

    by Rolf Hinze ...
    In his historical series Hinze provides the only comprehensive account of events on the central and southern portions of the German Eastern Front during the years of German retreat. This volume covers events on the southern portion of the Eastern Front from July 1944, in the aftermath of the cataclysmic defeat of Heeresgruppe Mitte, through the Soviet drive to victory.Events covered include the ... Read more

    $5.16 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • World Atlas of Tea

    From the leaf to the cup, the world's teas explored and enjoyed

    by Krisi Smith ...
    A cup of tea is an everyday pleasure for people the world over. And increasingly there is a dizzying array of teas to choose from - from robust black tea to elegant green tea and everything in between. In fact every tea has a fascinating story to tell about the place in which it grew - from soil, climate and altitude to the choices its producers made in processing it. Then there are the myriad ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Latitude

    The astonishing journey to discover the shape of the earth

    The world-changing true story of the mission to discover the shape of the earth . . .**___________'An amazing story' Jeremy Vine**'This rollicking story of adventure and scientific exploration is as gripping as any novel . . . a book that sparkles with intelligence and wit' Alex Preston, author and journalist'Crane has a rare knack for showing people things they really ought to see across space ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • CIA World Factbook 2012-2013 50th Anniversary Edition

    An Essential Reference for Everyone This book is the most up-to-date and reliable source of information about all the countries of the world. The CIA World Factbook is used by government officials, researchers, news organizations, corporations, geographers, teachers, professors, librarians, and students. Information in the CIA World Factbook is collected from—and coordinated with—a wide variety ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Nelson Companion

    There are few figures in British history more famous and more influential than Vice-Admiral Horatio, Lord Nelson, KB. This book offers a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the Nelson story. It is complemented by a gazetteer and chronology, together with over 100 illustrations and eight pages of colour plates. ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • England

    1,001 Things You Need to Know

    Despite a thousand years of glorious history, the people of England know surprisingly little of the facts and fables, people and places and events and emblems that have shaped their country and its heritage.* Where did John Bull come from?* What is the Long Man of Wilmington?* Who abolished Christmas?* When did roast beef become a national dish?From the White Cliffs of Dover to MG Rover, from ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Atlas of the Seven Continents

    Atlas of the Seven Continents contains amazing continental maps and detailed information on population, beliefs, climate and vegetation, ecology and environment, economy, and politics and history.This is the best book for Geography class and for anyone who need information about any continent on Earth. Describes the continents in great detail! ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD

  • A Companion and Guide to the Wars of the Roses

    by Peter Bramley ...
    The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) saw the end of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. It is sometimes seen as the end of the Middle Ages in England, and the start of the modern era, and it paved the way for the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. A surprising number of historic sites from this turbulent period survive: battlefields, castles, ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Scottish Bodysnatchers

    A Gazetteer

    by Geoff Holder ...
    Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland – criminals, gravediggers and middle-class medical students alike abstracted newly-buried corpses to send to the anatomy schools. Only after the trials of the infamous murderers Burke and Hare and the passing of the Anatomy Act of 1832 did the grisly trade end. From burial grounds in the heart of Glasgow, Dundee and ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Murder Maps

    Crime Scenes Revisited; Phrenology to Fingerprint 18111911

    by Drew Gray ...
    The most captivating and intriguing 19th-century murders from around the world are re-examined in this disquieting volume, which takes readers on a perilous journey around the worlds most benighted regions. In each area, murders are charted with increasing specificity: beginning with city- or region-wide overviews, drilling down to street-level diagrams and zooming-in to detailed floor plans. All ... Read more

    $41.68 AUD