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  • Lies, Half-Truths, and More Lies

    The Truth Behind 250 "Facts" You Learned in School (and Elsewhere)

    by Herb W. Reich ...
    History is replete with stories of great people and extraordinary events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did. Such news or embellishment thereof are part of what we consider common knowledge – information taught in schools and passed down to us. And they are wrong. How about these gems:The winter of 1777-78 was the coldest winter in Valley Forge in years, and ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • 1434: The Year a Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

    by Gavin Menzies ...
    In his bestselling book 1421:The Year China Discovered the World, Gavin Menzies revealed that it was the Chinese that discovered America, not Columbus. Now he presents further astonishing evidence that it was also Chinese advances in science, art, and technology that formed the basis of the European Renaissance and our modern world.In his bestselling book 1421: The Year China Discovered the World, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 23 The History Question

    Who Owns The Past?

    Book 23 - Quarterly Essay
    In the third Quarterly Essay for 2006, Inga Clendinnen looks past the skirmishes and pitched battles of the history wars and asks what's at stake - what kind of history do we want and need? Should our historians be producing the "objective record of achievement" that the Prime Minister has called for?For Clendinnen, historians cannot be the midwives of national identity and also be true to their ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Across Great Divides

    True stories of life at Sydney Cove

    by Susan Boyer ...
    Across Great Divides - true stories of life at Sydney Cove  'All communication with family and friends now cut off, we are leaving the world behind us, to enter a state unknown...'   so wrote David Collins aboard one of the eleven ships entering the vast, unchartered waters of the Southern Ocean. Hundreds of people — men, women and children — were being taken against their will to a mysterious ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Freud and Beyond

    A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

    The classic, in-depth history of psychoanalysis, presenting over a hundred years of thought and theoriesSigmund Freud's concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation since Freud's death in 1939. With Freud ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever ways to (roughly) calculate anything

    by Rob Eastaway ...
    ‘Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway’ SIMON SINGH‘A delightfully accessible guide to how to play with numbers’ HANNAH FRYHow many cats are there in the world?What's the chance of winning the lottery twice?And just how long does it take to count to a million?Learn how to tackle tricky maths problems with nothing but the back of an envelope, a pencil and some good old-fashioned brain power.Join ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • English History: People, places and events that built a country (Collins Little Books)

    by Robert Peal ...
    series Collins Little Books
    A concise guide to key events, people and places in English history and how England has come to be what it is today. From prehistoric England, Stonehenge and the Romans to modern times.Key events, people and places include:The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings1066, Battle of HastingsRichard 1 and The CrusadesHenry VIII, Thomas More, The Spanish Armada, Gunpowder PlotCromwellWorld Wars 1 and 2The NHSThe ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Book of the People

    How to Read the Bible

    by A. N. Wilson ...
    In The Book of the People A. N. Wilson explores how readers and thinkers have approached the Bible, and how it might be read today. Charting his own relationship with the Bible over a lifetime of writing, Wilson argues that it remains relevant even in a largely secular society, as a philosophical work, a work of literature and a cultural touchstone that the western world has answered to for nearly ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • What Is History, Now?

    This groundbreaking new collection addresses the burning issue of how we interpret history today. What stories are told, and by whom, who should be celebrated, and what rewritten, are questions that have been asked recently not just within the history world, but by all of us. Featuring a diverse mix of writers, both bestselling names and emerging voices, this is the history book we need NOW.WHAT ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Story of Mankind

    series Bluehen
    The Story of Mankind tells in brief chapters the history of Western civilization beginning with primitive man, covering the development of writing, art, and architecture, the rise of major religions, and the formation of the modern (for 1921) nation-state. Van Loon explains in the book how he selected what and what not to include by subjecting all materials to the question: Did the person or event ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Beyond the Miracle Worker

    The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller

    After many years, historian and Helen Keller expert Kim Nielsen realized that she, along with other historians and biographers, had failed Anne Sullivan Macy. While Macy is remembered primarily as Helen Keller's teacher and mythologized as a straightforward educational superhero, the real story of this brilliant, complex, and misunderstood woman, who described herself as a "badly constructed human ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial

    by James Walker ...
    Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage. They preserve the memory of important places, events and people. Unfortunately, the effects of pollution and other environmental factors, cause them to weather and become unreadable, if not properly cared for. With a few simple supplies and some elbow grease, this how-to manual makes the process easy. Preserving bronze ... Read more

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  • How Social Atheism Dethroned Christianity and Seized Power in the West, and the Caustic Effects of Darwinian Theory in the World

    Observational Commentaries on Social Atheism

    series Observational Commentaries on Social Atheism
    This book, the first of the three volume series "Observational commentaries on Social Atheism" features a description of the history of how Christianity arose to popularity to the West, and a description of how modern Social Atheism arose: that is, how following the "age of enlightenment" numerous elements gave way for the rise of Atheism generally recognized in two organized forms, Darwinism and ... Read more

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  • It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics

    Translated by Stephen S. Wilson ...
    ‘Fascinating … so enlightening that suddenly maths doesn’t seem so fearsome as it once did’ SIMON WINCHESTERFrom Aristotle to Ada Lovelace: a brief history of the mathematical ideas that have forever changed the world and the everyday people and pioneers behind them. The story of our best invention yet.From our ability to calculate the passing of time to the algorithms that control computers and ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Division to Unification in Imperial China

    The Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty (220907)

    by Jing Liu ...
    Book 2 - Understanding China Through Comics
    The second volume in a 5-volume series, builds on philosophical, economic, and political ideas introduced in first volume, e.g. the dynastic cycle, Buddhism, Confucianism, taxation.This book works as a stand-alone title. Gives readers solid grounding in important Jin, Sui, and Tang dynasties, as well as Three Kingdoms period.This is the only comic or graphic novel of its kind that addresses ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Trail of Tears:The 19th Century Forced Migration of Native Americans

    The Trail of Tears is a fascinating story that revolves around the forced removal of the Native Americans from their ancestral lands in the United States in the 19th century.To understand the occurrence and consequences of the Trail of Tears, it is necessary to first learn about the significant parts of the history of Native Americans - where they came from, how they were controlled, and the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lies My Teacher Told Me

    Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

    "Every teacher, every student of history, every citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system and a one-volume education in itself."—Howard ZinnA new edition of the national bestseller and American Book Award winner, with a new preface by the authorSince its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has become one ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Historical Thinking

    by Sam Wineburg ...
    series Critical Perspectives On The P
    Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a contentious debate about what key events, nations, and people are essential for history students. Sam Wineburg says that we are asking the wrong questions. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Methods of Early Golf Architecture

    The Selected Writings of C.B. Macdonald, George C. Thomas, Robert Hunter

    Book 2 - Methods of Early Golf Architecture
    "Methods of Early Golf Architecture" features selected writings from premier architects C.B. Macdonald, George C. Thomas, and Robert Hunter. With precision and detail, these visionaries discuss each element of golf course design, and no detail is left untouched. Methods of Early Golf Architecture Includes:- Characteristics of a Golf Architect- Psychology of Design- Deciding Where to Build- The ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • 世界各地的每一个国家在中国简体史

    History of Each Country around the World in Chinese Simplified

    by Nam Nguyen ...
    每个国家环游世界在中国简体的进球纪录是填补你的心与这本电子书简单的历史知识。该电子书是易于使用,令人耳目一新,并保证精彩!您可以阅读这本电子书不过去事件的任何先验知识。这本电子书是一个很好的资源,开始你的一些历史知识与267个国家和岛屿的组合。其他一些有趣的事情这本电子书会告诉你比国家的背景是其他的名称,标志,地理的位置,民族,语言,宗教,人口和地图。每个国家环游世界在中国简体史将帮助你,你去任何地方;这是一个快速简便的参考工具,刚刚想要退房的国家和岛屿!只要记住一件事,学习永不停止!读,读,读!和写,写,写!感谢您对我出色的妻子贝丝( GRIFFO )阮和我的惊人泰勒的儿子和阮阮阿什顿为他们所有的爱和支持,没有他们的情感上的支持和帮助,没有这些教育语言电子书和音频成为可能。 世界 阿富汗阿克罗蒂里,阿尔巴尼亚,阿尔及利亚,美属萨摩亚,安道尔,安哥拉,安圭拉,南极洲,安提瓜和巴布达,北冰洋 ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • The New Teaching of History

    With a reply to some recent criticisms of The Outline of History

    by H. G. Wells ...
    "The New Teaching of History" by H. G. Wells. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Medicine Through Time, c1250–Present

    by Ian Dawson ...
    Exam Board: Pearson EdexcelLevel: GCSESubject: HistoryFirst teaching: September 2016First exams: June 2018Endorsed for EdexcelEnable students to achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this popular series from the leading History publisher for secondary schools.Blends in-depth coverage of topics with activities and strategies to help students to acquire... ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • My Revision Notes: Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39

    by Steve Waugh ...
    series Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel
    Exam Board: Pearson EdexcelLevel: GCSESubject: HistoryFirst teaching: September 2016First exams: Summer 2018Endorsed for EdexcelTarget success in Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision.Key content coverage is combined with exam-style questions, revision tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD