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
: 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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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
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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 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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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
: 993
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A Short History of New Zealand
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Reading Level:New

This title is not meant to be an autobiography or a history, it is a bit of both. What the book depicts, is the psychological strength of New Zealand soldiers and soldiering in human terms, there is nothing which the well - trained and well - ... read more

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: 9781877427350
: Willsonscott Publishing
: Willsonscott Publishing
: 255x184mm
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: Frank Rennie
: Hardback
: 2nd Edition
: 355.30924
: New
: 324
: Black and white illlustrations
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Regular Soldier: A Life in the New Zealand Army
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Of all the hilltop towns on this part of the Italian Adriatic Coast, none was of greater natural strength. From the south, it appeared as a long line of stone-built houses perched precariously on an escarpment above the Moro River, its buttresses ... read more

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: 9781877427329
: Willsonscott Publishing
: Willsonscott Publishing
: 184mm x 255mm
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: Jeffrey Plowman
: Hardback
: 1st Edition
: 940.5421571
: New
: 168
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Orsogna: New Zealand's First Italian Battle
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A short, very accessible snapshot of New Zealand's history written with tourists and anyone new to the country in mind. Written in a lively manner by Christchurch born and bred Stevan Eldred-Grigg, one of New Zealand's leading writers of both h... read more

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: 9781869538132
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 250mm X 210mm
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: Stevan Eldred-Grigg
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: 993.1
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People, People, People : A Brief History of NZ
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 Military History

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2017.

A monumental new account of the defining conflict in New Zealand history. It was war in the Waikato in 1863-64 that shaped the nation in all kinds of ways: setting back Maori and Pakeha relations by several generations and allowing the governmen... read more

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: 9781927277577
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 260mm X 185mm
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: Vincent O'Malley
: Hardback
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The Great War For New Zealand: Waikato 1800-2000
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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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