During World War II, the US Marine Corps formed six tank battalions that battled through the harsh conditions of the Pacific Theatre. Using the same basic tanks as the US Army, notably the M3 and M5A1 light tanks and the M4 Sherman medium tank, the marines made both technical and tactical innovation..
A gripping account of the paths that led postwar Russian migrants to Australia - and what they found when they arrived.
More than 20,000 ethnic Russians migrated to Australia after the Second World War - yet we know very little about their experiences. Some came via China, others from refugee cam..
REMAINDER MARKED - The epic story of how humans evolved from intimate chimp communities into a world-dominating species.A specialist on social insects writes about the origins and implications of our own vast social organisation, and the ways in which our ethnic and national distinctions mirror thos..
In Sex, Lies and Question Time, former MP Kate Ellis explores the good, the bad and the ugly of life as a woman in Australian politics.
Seventy-seven years after the first woman entered Australian parliament, female politicians are still the minority. They cop scrutiny over their appearance, thei..
Expand your mind power with this easy to follow guide to improving your IQ - mensa membership is just 144 pages away Would you love a higher intelligence rating? Would you like to work your mind to its limits? This book will help you with these aims as well as enhance your reasoning powers and incre..
Despite the fascination with psychopaths in film, TV, and novels, psychopathy remains widely misunderstood. Most psychopaths are not murderers; most violent criminals are not psychopaths. Separating myth from fact, Essi Viding explores how we identify psychopaths, why they behave and develop the way..
Without fear or favour, How Good is Scott Morrison? examines the trials and tribulations of our 30th prime minister. Investigating Morrison's unlikely rise to the liberal leadership and his miracle electoral win, van Onselen and Errington put his leadership under the spotlight. Covering Morrison's d..
A portrait of the devastating opioid crisis in America from a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it. A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'A shocking investigation ... [ Dopesick ] is essential' The Times . 'Shifting effortlessly between the socio-political and the personal,..
Day to Day Cookery enters its fourth edition as a well-respected and enduring collection of recipes designed to cater to both the beginner cook as well as the cook who has come to rely on it’s easy-to-follow classic recipes. This edition retains the strength of the previous edition with its traditio..
Following the devastating raids on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, lightning advances by Japanese forces throughout the Pacific and the Far East, and a desperate battle by the Allied command in the Dutch East Indies, it became evident that an attack on Australia was more a matter of 'when' and not ..