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  • Paris-London Connection: The Assassination of Princess Diana

    by John Morgan

    Paris-London Connection is the most shocking yet factual book written on the 1997 Paris crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover, Dodi Fayed. This fast-moving but authoritative narrative covers the events leading up to and following the tragedy. The book is a short, quick read – 200 pages – but is a bombshell because it closely follows the evidence and forensic analysis included ... Read more

    $6.88 AUD

  • Hitler and the Habsburgs

    The Führer's Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals

    by James Longo

    “A detailed and moving picture of how the Habsburgs suffered under the Nazi regime…scrupulously sourced, well-written, and accessible.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)It was during five youthful years in Vienna that Adolf Hitler's obsession with the Habsburg Imperial family became the catalyst for his vendetta against a vanished empire, a dead archduke, and his royal orphans. That hatred drove ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Life in the Georgian Court

    by Catherine Curzon

    This lively history of Europe’s royal families through the 18th and early 19th centuries reveals the decadence and danger of court life.As the glittering Hanoverian court gives birth to the British Georgian era, a golden age of royalty dawns in Europe. Houses rise and fall, births, marriages and scandals change the course of history. Meanwhile, in France, Revolution stalks the land. Life in the ... Read more

    $27.27 AUD

  • Ring of Steel

    Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918

    by Alexander Watson

    **Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2014Winner of the 2014 Wolfson History Prize, the 2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, the Society for Military History's 2015 Distinguished Book Award and the 2015 British Army Military Book of the Year**For the empires of Germany and Austria-Hungary the Great War - which had begun with such high hopes for a fast, dramatic outcome - rapidly ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Abigail

    by Magda Szabó and 1 more

    A teenage girl's difficult journey towards adulthood in a time of war."A school story for grownups that is also about our inability or refusal to protect children from history" SARAH MOSS"Of all Szabo's novels, Abigail deserves the widest readership. It's an adventure story, brilliantly written" TIBOR FISCHEROf all her novels, Magda Szabó's Abigail is indeed the most widely read in her native ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Beethoven

    Anguish and Triumph

    by Jan Swafford

    Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year'Magisterial, warm, and engaging . . . A triumph of scholarship and musical affinity . . . Jan Swafford is to be saluted.' IndependentJan Swafford's biographies of composers Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life. His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • A Fleet in Being

    Austro-Hungarian Warships of WW1

    by Russell Phillips

    The Kaiserliche und Königliche Kriegsmarine -- The Austro-Hungarian Navy -- was in at the beginning of World War I when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie lay in state aboard its flagship, and at the end when it dissolved along with the empire that commanded it. During the war, this small but powerful "fleet in being" forced the Allies to maintain a blockade of the Otranto Straits. ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Habsburg Monarchy 1809-1918

    A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary

    by Professor A J P Taylor

    A history of the Habsburg monarchy from the end of the Holy Roman Empire to the monarchy's dissolution in 1918. The book offers an insight into the problems inherent in the attempt to give peace, stability and common loyalty to a hetergeneous population. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Lambourn: Stations of the Great Western Railway

    by Charles Darvelle

    series Stations of the Great Western Railway #5
    A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway.Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway. The station had a coal yard, engine shed, cattle pens, racehorse loading bays and all the necesseties of a line ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • Follow Henry

    by Richard Coleman

    Follow Henry is based on the true story of a young boy old caught in the midst of World War Two Austria. Assigned to put out incendiary bombs as part of his Hitler Youth duties, he is almost shot by the S.S. After his apartment is bombed out thanks to the Royal Air Force, he flees to a small village on the Danube, only to face the dreaded Russian Army. Will he and his friends survive to become ... Read more

    $10.74 AUD

  • History of World War I: The Eastern Front 1914–1920

    From Tannenberg to the Russo-Polish War

    by David Jordan and 2 more

    series History of WWI
    The History of World War I series recounts the battles and campaigns of the 'Great War'. From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German colonies in the Pacific, the World War I series provides a six-volume history of the battles and campaigns that raged on land, at sea and in the air.In 1914, the autocratic Russian Empire was allied to ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • History of World War I: The Balkans, Italy & Africa 1914–1918

    From Sarajevo to the Piave and Lake Tanganyika

    by David Jordan and 1 more

    series History of WWI
    The History of World War I series recounts the battles and campaigns that took place during the 'Great War'. From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German colonies in the Pacific, the World War I series provides a six-volume history of the battles and campaigns that raged on land, at sea and in the air. The act that sparked World War ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Aniko

    The Stranger Who Loved Me

    by Bob Rich

    series World Voices
    Aniko: The Stranger Who Loved me is a a literary biography that has won three awards, including the EPPIE for nonfiction in 2004.It is the life story of a woman who achieved the impossible and survived the unsurvivable -- more than once. Her courage, imagination and ruthlessness saved her and her family from death during the terrible years of the Second World War. Hampered by the stifling ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • The Habsburgs

    The Rise and Fall of a World Power

    by Martyn Rady

    'The Habsburgs is gripping, colorful, and dramatic but also concise, scholarly, and magisterial ... History on an epic scale!' Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of The Romanovs and Jerusalem: The BiographyIn The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world it built - and then lost - over nearly a millennium.From modest origins, the Habsburgs grew in power to gain co... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Katalin Street

    WINNER of the 2018 PEN Translation Prize

    by Magda Szabó and 1 more

    ** NOW SHORTLISTED FOR THE WARWICK WOMEN IN TRANSLATION PRIZE 2019 **** WINNER OF THE 2018 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE **BY THE AUTHOR OF THE DOOR, ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S TEN BEST BOOKS OF 2015"Extraordinary" New York Times"Quite unforgettable" Daily Telegraph"Unusual, piercing . . . oddly percipient" Irish T... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Married to Stefan Zweig

    by Friderike Zweig

    Married to Stefan Zweig by Friderike Zweig (translated from the German by Erna McArthur, with an introduction by Helen Epstein, a chronology of Stefan Zweig's life and a bibliography of works by and about Stefan Zweig in English by Randolph Klawiter; 104,000 words and 22 illustrations)An essential companion piece to Stefan Zweig's classic The World of Yesterday, this memoir addresses many of the ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Habsburg Empire

    A New History

    by Pieter M. Judson

    This panoramic reappraisal shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered for so long to so many Central Europeans across divides of language, religion, and region. Pieter Judson shows that creative government—and intractable problems the far-flung empire could not solve—left an enduring imprint on successor states. Its lessons are no less important today. ... Read more

    $39.37 AUD

  • Austria

    by Frederick Shoberl

    Austria By Frederick Shoberl ... Read more

    $6.32 AUD

  • Twelve Days

    Revolution 1956. How the Hungarians tried to topple their Soviet masters

    by Victor Sebestyen

    The Hungarian Revolution in 1956 is a story of extraordinary bravery in a fight for freedom, and of ruthless cruelty in suppressing a popular dream. A small nation, its people armed with a few rifles and petrol bombs, had the will and courage to rise up against one of the world's superpowers. The determination of the Hungarians to resist the Russians astonished the West. People of all kinds, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Photographer at Sixteen


    by George Szirtes

    A poet's memoir of his mother that flows backwards through time, through a tumultuous period of European history - a tender and yet unsparing autobiographical journey.**RADIO 4's BOOK OF THE WEEK FROM 15 March 2021**"A truly remarkable book . . . fiercely compelling" EDMUND DE WAAL*WINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE* *SHORTLISTED FOR THE JEWISH WINGATE PRIZE*... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Young Hitler I Knew

    The Memoirs of Hitler's Childhood Friend

    by August Kubizek and 1 more

    An “extraordinary memoir [that] lends a personal and unique eye to explaining Hitler’s character” (Midwest Book Review).August Kubizek met Adolf Hitler in 1904 while they competed for standing room at the opera. Kubizek describes a reticent young man, painfully shy, yet capable of bursting into hysterical fits of anger if anyone disagreed with him. But they grew close, often talking for hours on ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Golden Harvest:Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust

    Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust

    by Jan Tomasz Gross and 1 more

    It seems at first commonplace: a group photograph of peasants at harvest time, after hard work well done, resting contentedly with their tools behind the fruits of their labor. But when one finally notices the "crops" scattered in front of the group, what seemed innocent on first view become horrific skulls and bones. Where are we? Who are the people in the photograph, and what are they doing? The ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD

  • A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary

    by Chris Wilkinson

    This book is mostly about one thing: Places in Hungary. Places in the sense of what they can tell us about Hungarian history, both natural and cultural. Places in the sense of how they can help us relocate the past not just in Hungary, but most importantly within ourselves.This book is probably best described as a series of essays written in both frustration and exultation.Frustration, at the ... Read more

    $2.51 AUD

  • The United States Immigration Policy and Immigrants Responses

    Past and Present

    by Agnieszka Malek and 1 more

    series Migration – Ethnicity – Nation: Studies in Culture, Society and Politics
    The contributions in this book focus on U.S. migration policies, receiving society, ethnic communities and return migration. The authors analyze various aspects of migratory history ranging from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century. They cover such topics as the times when Eastern European immigrants in the USA encountered hostility and marginalization, the efforts to create American Polonia ... Read more

    $85.57 AUD