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  • With the Old Breed

    With the Old Breed
    av E. B. Sledge
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780891419068

    'Of all the books about the ground war in the Pacific, (With the Old Breed) is the closest to a masterpiece.'- The New York Review of Books'One of the most arresting documents in war literature.'- John Keegan, in The Second World WarE.B. Sledge's me…

  • The Blue Arena

    The Blue Arena
    av Bob Spurdle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907579984

    As one of Sailor Malan's Tigers, a Spitfire dominated Bob Spurdle's WWII flying career with 74 Squadron. Impatient to fly and a rebel against blind officialdom, he wangled one operational posting after another, and was still in action in August 1945…

  • A Marine Dive-Bomber Pilot at Guadalcanal

    A Marine Dive-Bomber Pilot at Guadalcanal
    av J.H. McEniry

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817312831

  • With the Old Breed

    With the Old Breed
    av Eugene B Sledge

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780091937522

    Landing on the beach at Peleliu in 1944 as twenty-year-old new recruit to the US Marines, Eugene Sledge can only try desperately to survive. This memoir tells the cruelty, bravery and deaths of the men he fought alongside, and of his own journey fro…

  • USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer

    USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849086233

    This book covers the fierce night naval battles fought between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as the Allies advanced slowly up the Solomons Islands toward the major Japanese naval base at Rabaul. During this period, seve…

  • Dark Emu

    Dark Emu
    av Bruce Pascoe

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911344780

    History has portrayed Australia’s First Peoples, the Aboriginals, as hunter-gatherers who lived on an empty, uncultivated land. History is wrong. In this seminal book, Bruce Pascoe uncovers evidence that long before the arrival of white men, A…

  • Dead Man Running

    Dead Man Running
    av Ross Coulthart and Duncan McNab

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781742375335

    'We are the people our parents warned us about' is the motto of the Bandidos, one of the world's most feared outlaw motorcycle gangs. For ten years, Steve Utah was a Bandidos insider. He arranged the security of their clubhouses and electronic surve…

  • Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific

    Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific
    av Nicholas Thomas

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541619838

    An award-winning scholar explores the sixty-thousand-year history of the Pacific islands in this dazzling, deeply researched account.The islands of Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia stretch across a huge expanse of ocean and encompass a multitude…

  • USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship

    USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472817198

    In the build-up to World War II both the United States and Japan believed their battleships would play a central role in battle, but after the Pacific War began in December 1941, the role of the battleship proved to be much more limited than either…

  • En ny värld

    En ny värld
    av K-G Olin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789529600267

    I sin nittonde populärhistoriska bok tar författaren K-G Olin oss med sig till Australien, Nya Zeeland och Stilla havet där en helt ny värld väntar emigranter, sjömän och upptäcktsresande. Eller vad sägs om kapten Cooks första expeditionen som rappo…

  • Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire

    Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124902

  • The Missing Lands

    The Missing Lands
    av Freddy Silva

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780578482194

  • Island of the Lost

    Island of the Lost
    av Joan Druett

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616209704

    In 1864 Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck on the southern end of the island. Utterly alone in a dense coastal forest, plagued by stinging blowflies and relentless rain, Captain Musgrave - rather than succ…

  • Managing Gender

    Managing Gender
    av Desley Deacon

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597409544

  • Amphibious Assault Falklands: the Battle of San Carlos Water

    Amphibious Assault Falklands: the Battle of San Carlos Water
    av Michael Clapp

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844155064

    Since he was in charge of the amphibious operations in the Falklands War, it goes without saying that there is no one better qualified to tell the story of that aspect of the campaign than Commodore Michael Clapp. Here he describes, with considerabl…

  • James Cook

    James Cook
    av Peter FitzSimons

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472131409

    Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated. But who was the real James Cook? The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable…

  • Lost Paradise: From Mutiny on the Bounty to a Modern-Day Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island Revealed

    Lost Paradise: From Mutiny on the Bounty to a Modern-Day Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island Revealed
    av Kathy Marks

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416597476

    Pitcairn Island -- remote and wild in the South Pacific, a place of towering cliffs and lashing surf -- is home to descendants of Fletcher Christian and the Mutiny on the Bounty crew, who fled there with a group of Tahitian maidens after deposing th…

  • Biggest Estate on Earth

    Biggest Estate on Earth
    av Bill Gammage

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781743311325

    Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park. With extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England. Bill Gammage has discovered this w…

  • For the Good of Mankind: A History of the People of Bikini and their Islands

    For the Good of Mankind: A History of the People of Bikini and their Islands
    av Jack Niedenthal

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789829050021

  • Memory, Place and Aboriginal-Settler History

    Memory, Place and Aboriginal-Settler History
    av Skye Krichauff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783086818

  • Miracle at Midway

    Miracle at Midway
    av Gordon W. Prange

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781504049269

    New York Times bestseller: The true story of the WWII naval battle portrayed in the Roland Emmerich film is “something special among war histories” (Chicago Sun-Times). Six months after Pearl Harbor, the seemingly invincible Imperial Jap…

  • Fire In The Sky

    Fire In The Sky
    av Eric M. Bergerud

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813338699

    In the first two years of the Pacific War of World War II, air forces from Japan, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand engaged in a ruthless struggle for superiority in the skies over the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. Despite operating un…

  • Midway 1942

    Midway 1942
    av Mark Stille

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846035012

    In less than one day, the might of the Imperial Japanese Navy was destroyed and four of her great aircraft carriers sank burning into the dark depths of the Pacific. Utilizing the latest research and detailed combat maps, this book tells the dramati…

  • Kokoda Air Strikes

    Kokoda Air Strikes
    av Anthony Cooper

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781742233833

    The author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played – or failed to play – in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea. This is the story of the early battles of the South We…

  • The Passing of the Aborigines

    The Passing of the Aborigines
    av Daisy Bates

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781636370125

  • The Passing of the Aborigines

    The Passing of the Aborigines
    av Daisy Bates

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604448450

  • The Passing of the Aborigines

    The Passing of the Aborigines
    av Daisy Bates

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781636370132

  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
    av Thomas C. Hone

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682470305

    The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes some of the most vibrant and informed accounts by individuals who fought on both sides of the June 1942 battle. The anthology…

  • Sea People

    Sea People
    av Christina Thompson

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008339050

  • Martin Sharp

    Martin Sharp
    av Joyce Morgan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781760111755

    Martin Sharp's art was as singular as his style. He blurred the boundaries of high art and low with images of Dylan, Hendrix and naked flower children that defined an era. Along the way the irreverent Australian was charged with obscenity and collab…

  • On This Rock I Will Build My Church: Illustrated Guide to Missionary Churches of West Hawai'i'

    On This Rock I Will Build My Church: Illustrated Guide to Missionary Churches of West Hawai'i'
    av Robert Cudney

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494717216

  • Neptune'S Inferno

    Neptune'S Inferno
    av James D. Hornfischer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553385120

    Written with the storytelling drive that made Jim Hornfischer's first two books award winners and word-of-mouth favourites, here is an indispensable work of narrative history by one of the most commanding chroniclers of the U.S. Navy in World War II…

  • Pol Pot

    Pol Pot
    av Philip Short

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719565694

    Pol Pot was an idealistic, reclusive figure with great charisma and personal charm. He initiated a revolution whose radical egalitarianism exceeded any other in history. But in the process, Cambodia desended into madness and his name became a byword…

  • Captain Cook Was Here

    Captain Cook Was Here
    av Maria Nugent

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521762403

    This book is a dramatic and lively account of the encounters between Captain Cook, his crew and the Indigenous people of Australia during the Endeavour's first landing at Botany Bay, on Australia's east coast in 1770. These encounters were marked by…

  • Aboriginal Art and Australian Society

    Aboriginal Art and Australian Society
    av Laura Fisher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785271823

  • Aboriginal Art and Australian Society

    Aboriginal Art and Australian Society
    av Laura Fisher

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783085316

    The Aboriginal art movement flourished during a period in which the Australian public were awakened to the implications of the state s decision to confront the legacies of colonisation and bring Aboriginal culture into the heart of national public l…

  • Saving the World?

    Saving the World?
    av Agnieszka Sobocinska

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108478137

    From the 1950s, tens of thousands of well-meaning Westerners left their homes to volunteer in distant corners of the globe. Aflame with optimism, they set out to save the world, but their actions were invariably intertwined with decolonization, glob…

  • They Came for Sandalwood

    They Came for Sandalwood
    av Dorothy Shineberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781921902284

    Few Pacific history books have stood the test of time as well as "They Came for Sandalwood," but Dorothy Shineberg's book, first published in 1967, has never been bettered. This fascinating account of the sandalwood trade describes the first regular…

  • Singing Saltwater Country: Journey to the Songlines of Carpentaria

    Singing Saltwater Country: Journey to the Songlines of Carpentaria
    av John Bradley, Yanyuwa Families

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781742372419

    John Bradley's compelling account of three decades living with the Yanyuwa people of the Gulf of Carpentaria and of how the elders revealed to him the ancient songlines of their DreamingAt the age of 20 John Bradley was posted to Borroloola Primary…

  • A History of China

    A History of China
    av Morris Rossabi

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119604181

    Discover the complexity of China’s past with this multi-faceted portrayal of the storied nation from a leading expert in the field The newly revised Second Edition of A History of China delivers a comprehensive treatment of the political, econ…

  • Noongar Bush Tucker

    Noongar Bush Tucker
    av Vivienne Hansen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781760800420

    Before the colonisation of Australia, Aboriginal Australians lived on a wonderful larder of fresh fruit,vegetables and lean meat, in a land largely free from disease, with more exercise, less stress andsupportive communities.Today, in Aboriginal com…

  • A History of Southeast Asia

    A History of Southeast Asia
    av Anthony Reid

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118513002

    A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads presents a comprehensive history of Southeast Asia from our earliest knowledge of its civilizations and religious patterns up to the present day. * Incorporates environmental, social, economic, and ge…

  • A History of Southeast Asia

    A History of Southeast Asia
    av Anthony Reid

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631179610

    A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads presents a comprehensive history of Southeast Asia from our earliest knowledge of its civilizations and religious patterns up to the present day. * Incorporates environmental, social, economic, and ge…

  • Loving Country

    Loving Country
    av Bruce Pascoe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781741176483

    Loving Country is a powerful and essential guidebook that offers a new way to travel and discover Australia through an Indigenous narrative. In this beautifully designed and photographed edition, co-authors Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou show tr…

  • Handbook of Japanese Mythology

    Handbook of Japanese Mythology
    av Michael Ashkenazi

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195332629

    Japanese gods, too numerous to count, are known collectively as yaoyorozu-no-kamigami—the eight million. They are the cast of a vast, complex mythology that encompasses two religions, three cultures, and three millennia, one whose ancient deit…

  • Pacific Worlds

    Pacific Worlds
    av Matt K. Matsuda

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521715669

    Asia, the Pacific Islands and the coasts of the Americas have long been studied separately. This essential single-volume history of the Pacific traces the global interactions and remarkable peoples that have connected these regions with each other a…

  • Pacific Worlds

    Pacific Worlds
    av Matt K. Matsuda

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521887632

    Asia, the Pacific Islands and the coasts of the Americas have long been studied separately. This essential single-volume history of the Pacific traces the global interactions and remarkable peoples that have connected these regions with each other a…

  • Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music

    Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music
    av Archie Roach

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781760850166

  • The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change

    The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change
    av Iain McCalman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374535346

    Stretching 1,400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to three thousand individual reefs, more than nine hundred islands, and thousands of marine species, and has alternately been viewed as a deadly…

  • Nature, Culture, and History: the ""Knowing"" of Oceania

    Nature, Culture, and History: the ""Knowing"" of Oceania
    av K. R. Howe

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824823290

    Explores the changing ways in which Pacific Islanders have been seen and represented by outsiders over the last 200 years. The Pacific Islands has been a testing ground for various Western ideas and ideologies and the author looks at this long intel…

  • A Concise History of Australia

    A Concise History of Australia
    av Stuart Macintyre

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107562431

    Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands years old. For much of the past 225 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how they i…

  • A Concise History of Australia

    A Concise History of Australia
    av Stuart MacIntyre

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521516082

    Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands years old. For much of the past 200 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how they i…

  • A Concise History of Australia

    A Concise History of Australia
    av Stuart Macintyre

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108728485

    Stuart Macintyre, one of Australia's most highly regarded historians, revisits A Concise History of Australia to provoke readers to reconsider Australia's past and its relationship to the present. Integrating new scholarship with the historical reco…

  • A Concise History of Australia

    A Concise History of Australia
    av Stuart Macintyre

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521625777

    Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands of years old. For much of the past 200 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how the…

  • A Concise History of Australia

    A Concise History of Australia
    av Stuart Macintyre

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521601016

    Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands of years old. For much of the past 200 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how the…

  • Australia: History of Australia: Discover the Major Events That Shaped the History of Australia

    Australia: History of Australia: Discover the Major Events That Shaped the History of Australia
    av James Walker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781720287872

    Australia is the land where opportunity knocks for everyone, no matter who you are, Australia is open and ready for you to create your own lifestyle and live your dreams. Although Australia may appear as a hostile, arid chunk of land at first glance…

  • Robert Menzies

    Robert Menzies
    av Troy Bramston

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912854561

    A revelatory biography of Australia’s longest-serving prime minister. Robert Menzies claimed the prime ministership in 1939 and led the nation during the early years of the war, but resigned two years later when he lost the confidence of his p…

  • The Treaty of Waitangi

    The Treaty of Waitangi
    av T. Lindsay Buick

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108039963

    Thomas Lindsay Buick (1865–1938) became interested in New Zealand history while working as a political journalist in Wellington, and became an influential figure in the field. He went on to write twelve books and numerous pamphlets on the earl…

  • Kicking The Tyres

    Kicking The Tyres
    av Johannsson/Levine

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780864738349

    This authoritative account of the 2011 New Zealand election and electoral system referendum is the story of an odd campaign of leaders’ debates where the most memorable line, “Show me the money!,” comes from a Hollywood movie. Set…