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A Toppled Labor Giant: Arthur Griffith: NSW’s Revolutionary Minister for Public Works & Education
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Arthur Hill Griffith had long been hailed as a giant in the Labor Party. In 1913 he was given most of the credit as Minister for Public Works for the Party’s triumphant electoral success confirming it as a credible party of government in New South Wales. To what extent was he responsible for the destruction of his hitherto brilliant career in the political life of New South Wales?
Sketches from South African History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
We all know that education has become a battleground. Anyone who believes that education can be neutral is mistaken. All ideas have consequences. Actions flow from thought patterns. The chapters in the Sketches from South African History book have been developed over many years of travel, research, investigation, presentations and interactions with key-players in our country's history.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response they initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank a Boer army blocking the route to Kimberly. The move culminated in the Battle of Paardeberg. With the outcome uncertain - would the British prevail or would the Boers continue to hold the upper hand?
The British Boer War and the French Algerian Conflict Counterinsurgency for Today - Guerilla Warfare, Case Study of Algerian Conflict 1954-1962, Literature Review, Small Wars, Colonel Callwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Military historical case studies provide insight for military planners. Military planners cannot afford to ignore history when planning in today's complex environment.
A New Life in our History: The Settlement of Australia and New Zealand: Volume III Crimson Ties (1890s to 1940s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume III (1890s to 1940s), Crimson Ties, tells how Southland’s early settlers built a new community at the Croydon Bush near Gore and follows those who served in South Africa during the Boer War and at Gallipoli and along the Western Front in WW I.
In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank the Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. Would it be the British or the Boers who prevailed?
A Painful Journey
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war with a special emphasis on the actions of Sir Redvers Buller and his General Staff. The Boer sieges and the subsequent battles for the relief of Kimberley, Mafeking and Ladysmith are covered both in strategic terms and in the intimate detail that is the reality of individuals fighting, suffering and dying for their country
Ma's Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 1902 Christopher and Ethel ‘Ma’ Johnstone left the city with their young family to open a country newspaper. Ma’s Garden is a gentle tale about the first year of their new life, the people they meet, their tribulations, their celebrations. ‘Ma’ planted her garden on a barren block while Christopher trusted in his future. This story is the essence of a small town, not so different from today.