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The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty
4.03
Anyone enjoying The Tudors on tv will love this as a background to the history they don't cover. Also intereting to see how much of the series is embe ...more
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Nov 12, 2011
 
A History of the Middle Ages
3.47
Unfortunately the narrator of this book was not to my liking, far to stilted, in fact the overwrought British accent sounded somewhat fake. In any cas ...more
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Nov 12, 2011
 
The Secret River
3.77
After a false start with another recently lauded Australian novel by I believe it was Roger MacDonald, the name escapes me but it was a particularly d ...more
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Sep 20, 2011
 
Mutiny on the Bounty
3.95
Very interesting novel about the mutiny of the Bounty by Fletcher Christian and the subsequent amazing survival of William Bligh and his supporters. I ...more
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Nov 12, 2011
 
The Kings Shilling: A Novel Of The " Bounty "
3.95
Very interesting novel about the mutiny of the Bounty by Fletcher Christian and the subsequent amazing survival of William Bligh and his supporters. I ...more
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Sep 20, 2011
 
The Dig Tree The Extraordinary Story of the Ill-Fated Burke and Wills Expedition
4.11
I so enjoyed this account of the famous Burke and Wills Expedition that I wonder it wasn't more widely lauded, how it ended up in the bargain bin at B ...more
Jan 17, 2007
Sep 20, 2011
 
The Buddha in the Attic
3.57
The touching and personal history of Japanese immigrant women just prior to and during WW2 in America. It has a unique style with no central character ...more
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
 
Van Diemen's Land
4.21
This should be required reading for every Tasmanian, if not every Australian. It shatters many myths about early convict life and paints a vivid pictu ...more
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Sep 20, 2011
 
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
4.12
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Sep 20, 2011
 
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
3.95
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Sep 20, 2011
 
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
3.97
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Sep 20, 2011
 
A History of the Arab Peoples
3.81
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Sep 20, 2011
 
Batavia
4.11
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Nov 12, 2011
 
Walt Whitman And The Birth Of Modern American Poetry
3.70
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Sep 20, 2011
 
Burke's Soldier
3.40
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Sep 20, 2011
 
The Commonwealth of Thieves
3.53
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Sep 20, 2011
 
Year of Wonders
3.99
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Mar 19, 2014
 
Historic Photos of Washington State
3.60
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Jan 04, 2015
Dec 28, 2014
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