Australasian & Pacific history

    New Zealand\'s Worst Disasters: True stories that rocked a nation

    By Graham Hutchins

    Hardback £17.46

    The 30 stories in this book describe some of the most devastating accidents and tragedies in New Zealand history, some famous - the Wahine disaster, Erebus and Tangiwai - but many now forgotten. Fires, tornados, earthquakes, drownings, rail and air crashes all feature in these dramatic retellings, as well as...

    From Desk to Dugout

    By Keith Hallett

    Paperback £8.43

    The history of how the Anzac Book - a volume of sketches, poetry and prose written and published in 1916 by the soldiers at Gallipoli - affected the Australian literary and educational establishment.

    Pacific War

    By Robert O'Neill

    Paperback £6.65

    Reveals each of the major battles that America would fight in the ensuing struggle against Imperial Japan. In this title, each chapter discloses both the horrors of the battle and the Allies' grim yet heroic determination to wrest victory from what often seemed to be certain defeat, offering a guide...

    Black Pacific

    By Robbie Shilliam

    Paperback £18.95

    Why have the struggles of the African Diaspora so resonated with South Pacific people? How have Maori, Pasifika and Pakeha activists incorporated the ideologies of the African diaspora into their struggle against colonial rule and racism, and their pursuit of social justice? This book challenges predominant understandings of the historical...

    Anzac Girls: An Extraordinary Story of World War One Nurses

    By Peter Rees

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Paddle Steamers of Australia: P.S. Canberra - the First Hundred Years

    By Beth Conner

    Hardback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    The Murray River. A paddle steamer. One hundred years of stories. The P.S. Canberra - a boat that is loved by many

    Australia 1943: The Liberation of New Guinea

    Hardback Save £4.51 = £40.49

    The first study of Australia's military operations in the Pacific during 1943 - Australia's 'finest hour' in the Second World War.

    Cambridge History of Australia 2 Hardback Volume Set

    Hardback £205.12

    A comprehensive view of Australian history which incorporates the work of more than sixty leading historians.

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