Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney. Murder in colonial Sydney was a surprisingly rare occurrence, so when it did happen it caused...
A Roaring Girl was loud when she should be quiet, disruptive when she should be submissive, sexual when she should be pure, ‘masculine’ when she should be ‘feminine’. Meet the unsung heroines of British history who refused to play by the rules.
A timely and provocative account of the fall of New Labour, the rise of Corbyn, and what it means for the left in Britain. ‘Lewis Goodall is one of the most exciting voices in British politics right now’ Emily Maitlis ‘Hugely illuminating, thought-provoking and moving in its seriousness and optimism’ Lord Andrew Adonis
Powerful and influential kings have long dominated our view of global history, their queens often relegated to the shadows, their influence, deeds and sacrifices unacknowledged and lost in the passing of time. But not anymore…
Sally and John McKenna, travel and food writers and authors of IRELAND THE BEST, have selected 100 extraordinary places that epitomise what is truly great about Ireland. This personal and diverse compendium is illustrated with beautiful and evocative images.
The world is not always what we think it is. This beautifully designed book presents unusual borders, enclaves and exclaves, divided or non-existent cities and islands. Numerous conflicts have left countries divided and often shattered. Remnants of countries can by design or accident be left behind as a legal anomaly in this complex world.
The astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly, his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian writers and historians - until now,...