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This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figur... read more

The Making of Australia: From a Tiny Struggling Convict Settlement to the Remarkable Nation it is Today
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Nyinanyi ngurangka – being on country – is not a “lifestyle” choice but a hard won right, a spiritual and cultural duty, a constant battle, a source of happiness and opportunity and the meaning of life a... read more

Every Hill Got a Story
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From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill's death, Boris Johnson celebrates ... read more

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History
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This is a gripping and shocking insight into the lives of Russia's most famous oligarchs from New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Do... read more

Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs and the Greatest Wealth in History
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This is a Kim Jong-Il Production by Paul Fischer - love, films and kidnapping in North Korea, the world's wildest regime. Before becoming the world's most notorious ... read more

A Kim Jong-Il Production - The Story of North Korea and the Most Audacious Kidnapping in History
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Tucked between Tibet and India in the Himalayas, the kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most isolated and beautiful countries in the world. In The Dragon's Voice Australian journalist Bunty Avieson provides a... read more

The Dragon's Voice: How Modern Media Found Bhutan
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As the twenty-first century dawns, China stands at a crossroads. The largest and most populous country on earth and currently the world's second biggest economy, China has recently reclaimed its historic pl... read more

Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750
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In the months following his resignation as PM in late August 1941, Menzies swayed between relief at his release from the burdens of office as PM and despair that his life at the top had come to so little. Many followers of Australian... read more

Menzies at War
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Anyone can see the place where the children died. You take the Princes Highway past Geelong, and keep going west in the direction of Colac. Late in August 2006, soon after I had watched a magistrate commit Robert Farquharson to s... read more

This House of Grief
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Shark attacks and sewage slicks, lifesavers and surfers, amusement parks and beach camps - the beach is Sydney's most iconic landscape feature. From Palm Beach in the north to Cronulla in the south, Sydney's coastline teems ... read more

Sydney Beaches: A history
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Australia emerged from WW1 into a decade of profound change, characterised by a revolution in behaviour amongst the young; by the first great age of consumerism; by the new and increasingly sophisticated impact of th... read more

Australians: Flappers to Vietnam #3
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Why religion fell off the radar in Australia - and how it can get back on At the time of Federation 98% of Australians identified themselves as Christians. Now only 8% say they regularly go to Church. What's changed? How did Austra... read more

Post-God Nation
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Australia's response to asylum-seeking 'boat people' is a constant star in the political news cycle. But the daily reports and political promises lack the historical perspective necessary for info... read more

Across the Seas: Australia's Response to Refugees: A History
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Remarkable stories from the dangerous early voyages to Australia - long before Captain Cook claimed it for the English - reveal a very different history than the triumphal British version we learnt at school.

Savage Shore: Extraordinary Stories of Survival and Tragedy from the Early Voyages of Discovery to Australia
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In modern Australia, productivity is all that matters, our leaders tell us. Economic growth above all else. But is this really what we, the people, want? Does it make our lives and our commu... read more

An Economy is Not a Society: Winners and Losers in the New Australia
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Established in 1898 in the heart of Paris on the Place Vendome, the Hotel Ritz instantly became an icon of the city frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses an... read more

Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
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The Battle of Dybbol, 1864. Prussian troops lay siege to an outpost in the far south of Denmark. The conflict is over control of the Duchy of Schleswig, recently annexed by Denmark to the alarm of its lar... read more

1864: The Forgotten War That Shaped Modern Europe
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An intensely moving account of George III's doomed attempt to create a happy, harmonious family, written with astonishing emotional force by a stunning new history writer... read more

The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians
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In the early 1970s, two titans of Australian and American politics, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and President Richard Nixon, clashed over the end of the Vietnam war and the shape of a new Asia. A ... read more

Unholy Fury the US Alliance and the Whitlam-Nixon Crisis
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Julia Gillard was prime minister for three tumultuous years. Here, Michael Cooney, her speechwriter and a longtime Labor staffer, tells us in extraordinarily frank and vivid terms exactly what went on in the backrooms of power. Fro... read more

Gillard Project
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