From the best-selling author of All Hell Let Loose comes a masterly chronicle of one of the most devastating international conflicts of the 20th century and how its people were affected. 'This is a comprehensive, spellbinding, surprisingly intimate, and al... read more

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: 9780008132996
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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: Max Hastings
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Vietnam: an Epic Tragedy: 1945-1975
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This is a magnificent and highly illustrated international survey of 52 of the worlds elite fighting forces crack units that have changed the course of battles and influenced the fates of entire nations. Each profile includes fact boxes ... read more

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: 9780500251768
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: 292mm X 216mm X 24mm
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: Jeremy Black
: Hardback
: 356.1609
: 208
: 290 illustrations, 243 in colour
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Elite Fighting Forces: From the Ancient World to the SAS
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 NZ History and Society

The modern farmer faces a constant battle for survival.Not only do farmers and their families cope with everything nature throws at them, they have to meet the challenges presented by technology, the environment and the way society raises the bar on farming methods.D... read more

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: 9780473433604
: Matata Enterprises Limited
: Matata Enterprises
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: Ross Hyland
: Hardback
: 630
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Our Land Our People
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 NZ History and Society

What's your vision of New Zealand? An inner-city street in the rain, a campervan under a clear and starry night sky, a high-octane sport or a traffic jam of sheep? This book collects a range of personal views of Aotearoa from photographers, both amateur and professional... read more

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: 9780143772989
: Random House New Zealand
: Random House New Zealand
: 1.8 Centimeters X 21.2 Centimeters X 24.6 Centimeters
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: Nikon (Firm) Staff (Contribution by)
: Paperback
: 779.99193
: 256
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I Am New Zealand
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With the lives of millions lost, World War I still stands as one of the deadliest conflicts of all time. In this historical guide, discover the crucial acts that led to war, the devastating battles and the political figures who led the warring countries into peace. With exclusive ... read more

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: 9781784400064
: Bonnier Books Ltd
: Igloo Books Ltd
: 276mm X 226mm
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: Hardback
: 940.3
: 176
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World War 1
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The F/A-18 evolved from Northrop's YF-17 in the late 1970s. Production aircraft reached the Navy in May 1980 and the Marine Corps two years later. More than 800 examples would eventually be built for US service, with a further 500 aircraft sold to seven export customers. Earning its battle spurs in Ap... read more

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: 9780752462691
: The History Press Ltd
: The History Press Ltd
: 235mm X 165mm X 10mm
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: Tony Holmes
: Hardback
: 623.7464
: 128
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The F/A18 Hornet Story
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A new edition of the bestselling short history on New Zealand, updated to include the Helen Clark years, the rise of John Key, the Christchurch earthquakes and the 2011 Rugby World Cup! A lively and accessible history written by one of our most well-known ... read more

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: 9781869538439
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: 210 x 137 mm
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: Gordon McLauchlan
: Paperback
: New edition
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: Black and White
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A Short History of New Zealand
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A delightfully illustrated version of Sunzi's classic The Art of War by bestselling cartoonist C. C. TsaiC. C. Tsai is one of Asia's most popular cartoonists, and his editions of the Chinese classics have sold more than 40 million copies in over twenty languages. This volume... read more

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: 9781841933580
: Arcturus Publishing
: Arcturus Publishing
: 179mm X 125mm
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: Sunzi; Sun-tzu
: Hardback
: 355.02
: 128
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The Art of War
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London was a target for Zeppelins and bombers during the First World War, for bombers, V1s and rockets in the Second, and for Cold War missiles and for terrorists in more recent times, yet rarely has the history of twentieth-century attacks on the capital been studied as a whole. Peter Reese, in this ... read more

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: 9781848841222
: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
: Pen & Sword Military
: 234mm X 156mm
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: Peter Reese
: Hardback
: 942.1082
: 240
: 30 illustrations including maps
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Target London : Bombing the Capital 1915-2005
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This remarkable aircraft, designed and built to combat the emerging fighter strength of the Axis nations in the lead-up to World War II, made its name in the air battles over Britain and France in the first years of the war. Beloved by its pilots for its stable firing platform and r... read more

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: 9781472831538
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Osprey Publishing
: 130mm X 190mm
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: BLOOMSBURY ADULT
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: 136
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Hurricane
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This is a book of lists about NZ and New Zealanders that you never thought you needed to know until we got stuck for facts in conversation around the dinner table, wanted to impress someone with incredibly obscure details and off beat opinions, sig... read more

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: 9781869664848
: New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd.
: New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd.
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: Rosemary Hepozden
: Paperback
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Sorted: A Curious Kiwi Book of Lists
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 NZ History and Society

A magnificent tribute to the New Zealand horse, documenting its pivotal role in the development of the early colony, in farming, transport, war, sport and in our affections.Writer Deborah Coddington and photographer Jane Ussher capture thestrength, beauty and myste... read more

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: 9780995102927
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Deborah Coddington; Jane Ussher (Photographer)
: Hardback
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The New Zealand Horse
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