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  • Freud and Beyond

    A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

    by Stephen A. Mitchell and 1 more

    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

  • 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

  • Lies They Teach in School

    Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies

    by Herb Reich

    It is a cliché that history is written by the victors, but what we accept as history is replete with stories of great men and events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did. Such items are taught in schools. They are passed down to us by our families and friends and have become part of our shared cultural knowledge. And they are wrong. Touching on a number of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 23 The History Question

    Who Owns The Past?

    by Inga Clendinnen

    series Quarterly Essay #23
    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

  • 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

    $8.46 AUD

  • The Story of Mankind

    by Hendrik van Loon

    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

    $4.59 AUD

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

    by Mickael Launay and 1 more

    ‘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

    $11.99 AUD

  • 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

    by Erik Angus MacRae

    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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  • 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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  • In Search of the English Female Identity

    by Beverley A Johnson

    In this first volume we look; without prejudice from prehistoric Law of Strength, through to the all-encompassing links of Plato’s ‘Great Chain of Being’ and how the determined efforts of a few powerful “women hating” men impacted on the lives of females throughout the then known world.We see how through the arrival of Christianity upon the shores of England, the Great Chain tightened its ... Read more

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  • Casting the Past: Indie Podcasters Bringing History to Life

    by Heather Teysko

    Casting the Past is a collection of interviews with some of the brightest indie history podcasters with subjects ranging from Soviet Russia to the history of Scientific Discovery. In the growing field of history podcasting, these shows consistently bring great quality programming to listeners. They inform and entertain. And they do it as individuals, not with the backing and support of radio ... Read more

    $6.73 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

    $15.34 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

  • A History of History

    by Alun Munslow

    In a provocative analysis of European and American historical thinking and practice since the early 18th century, A History of History confronts several basic assumptions about the nature of history. Among these are the concept of historical realism, the belief in representationalism and the idea that the past possesses its own narrative. What is offered in this book is a far-reaching and ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • The U.S. Constitution And Fascinating Facts About It

    by Terry L. Jordan

    In The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts About It you'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence–and much more! You'll find interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution in the two centuries since its creation. ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Division to Unification in Imperial China

    The Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty (220907)

    by Jing Liu

    series Understanding China Through Comics #2
    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

    $12.31 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

  • The Wobblies in Their Heyday: The Rise and Destruction of the Industrial Workers of the World during the World War I Era

    The Rise and Destruction of the Industrial Workers of the World during the World War I Era

    by Eric Thomas Chester

    During World War I, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) rose to prominence as an effective, militant union and then was destroyed by a devastating campaign of repression launched by the federal government. This book documents the rise and fall of this important industrial labor organization.The Industrial Workers of the World—or "Wobblies," as they were known—included legendary figures from ... Read more

    $88.54 AUD

  • The World That Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present

    by Kenneth Pomeranz and 1 more

    Offering enhanced coverage of Africa, the Middle East, and the 20th century, this new edition of The World That Trade Created brings to life international trade and its actors. In a series of brief, highly readable vignettes, the authors show clearly that the seemingly modern concept of economic globalization has deep historical roots. ... Read more

    $21.00 AUD

  • Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity

    The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the Yuan Dynasty (907 - 1368)

    by Jing Liu

    series Understanding China Through Comics #3
    The third volume of the Understanding China Through Comics series, Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity, tells of the founding of the Song Dynasty and its attempts to reinvigorate a flagging economy and government while defending against invading barbarians and the eventual invasion of China by Genghis Khan and the Mongols. ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Stair Gach Tír ar fud an Domhain i nGaeilge

    History of Each Country around the World in Irish

    by Nam Nguyen

    Tá Stair Gach Tír Timpeall an Domhain i sprioc na hÉireann a líonadh d'intinn a bhfuil eolas simplí stairiúil leis seo ebook . Is é an ebook éasca le húsáid , refreshing agus tá sé ráthaithe a bheith spreagúil ! Is féidir leat seo a léamh ebook gan aon eolas roimh ré na n-imeachtaí atá caite . Is acmhainn iontach chun tús a chur ar roinnt de do chuid eolais stairiúil le meascán de 267 tíortha agus ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD