Robin Bromby

Books

Fighting on Empty: How Hitler and Hirohito Lost the Economic War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Reference
Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan and Fascist Italy all embarked on their Second World War plans of conquest without one vital factor: sound economies that could absorb and withstand the stresses of total war. In this groundbreaking study, Robin Bromby shows how all three Axis powers went into battle with seriously flawed economies, inadequate industrial capacity and deficient food security.
The Mining Investor's Handbook: What You Will Need to Know for the Next Bull Market
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / options
The Mining Investor’s Handbook by newspaper commodity columnist Robin Bromby offers some timely, and cautionary, history to the greatest commodity boom ever seen, examines the extraordinary changes that have occurred in the commodity markets—and suggests that the story is a long, long way from being played out.
New Zealand Railways
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
German Raiders of the South Seas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: Australian English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A remarkable story of how three German naval raiders disrupted British shipping across large swathes of the Indian and Pacific oceans between 1914 and 1917: the buccaneering crew of the Emden casting a shadow of fear over an ocean and even audaciously shelling Madras; the Wolf which, undetected, laid mines around South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, then kidnapped a merchant freighter;
Australian Railways: Their Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used—all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and suffering of those who gave their life in service to the railways.

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