Australasian & Pacific history

    The Blue Arena

    By Bob Spurdle

    Paperback £7.83

    In the Highest Degree Tragic

    By Donald M. Kehn

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    Tells the heroic story of the US Asiatic Fleet's sacrifice defending the Dutch East Indies from the Japanese in the first three months of the Pacific War. Donald M. Kehn Jr.'s comprehensive narrative history of the operations involving multiple ships and thousands of men dramatically depicts the chaotic nature of...

    Guarding the Periphery

    By Tristan Moss

    Hardback £39.03

    In Guarding the Periphery: The Australian Army in Papua New Guinea, 1951-75, Tristan Moss explores the operational, social and racial aspects of this unique force during the height of the colonial era in PNG and during the progression to independence.

    Wanted

    By Robert M. Utley

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    A renowned biographer compares the lives and times of American outlaw Billy the Kid and his Australian counterpart Ned Kelly The oft-told exploits of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly survive vividly in the public imaginations of their respective countries, the United States and Australia. But the outlaws' reputations are...

    Destroy and Build

    By Thomas Richardson

    Hardback £39.03

    In this new work, Thomas Richardson explores the 1st Australian Task Force's 1ATF implementation of pacification in Phuoc Tuy between 1966 and 1972. He argues that pacification, and Australian military history at large, remains a subject discussed only in the context of its impact on the Australian force rather than...

    Implacable Foes

    By Marc Gallicchio

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    In this history of the last year of the war in the Pacific, award-winning historians Waldo Heinrichs and Marc Gallicchio examine all the issues facing the Allies in their fight against the Japanese, and whether unconditional surrender was inevitable.

    Out of Australia

    By Evan Strong

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    How Australia Became British

    By Howard T. Fry

    Paperback £11.45

    With the rival imperial powers of Europe girdling the globe with trade, how did Australia come to be British?

    Scotland's Oldest and Newest City

    By John Hulbert

    Paperback £10.25

    As Provost of Perth & Kinross, and leader of Perth's campaign, he is the ideal person to tell the inside story of the tactics deployed to achieve the restoration of Perth's City Status, the most important event in Perth's history in nearly 200 years.

    Ethnographic Experiment

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    In 1908 Arthur Maurice Hocart and William Halse Rivers Rivers brought about a turning point in modern anthropology. The two pioneers' fieldwork in Island Melanesia brought about the development of participant observation as a methodological hallmark of social anthropology.

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