A Short History of the Twentieth Century
By (author) Geoffrey Blainey
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Short History of the Twentieth Century by Geoffrey Blainey
Book DescriptionGeoffrey Blainey's talent for identifying the telling detail, the crucial event, the key personality makes for masterful storytelling, and his interest ranges wide over the fields of human activity--not only major transformations but also the everyday experiences of people around the world. "Another outstanding work by Australia's most eminent historian...A great book."-John Hayman, Henry Thornton.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781566637930
(231mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: New Amsterdam Books
Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Publish Date: 23-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Shorter History of Australia, Paperback (February 2014)» View all books by Geoffrey Blainey
A broad, and concise vision of Australia and Australians. For this edition Blainey has rewritten or expanded on various episodes and themes, making changes to almost every page. A final chapter summarises key factors that shaped, and still shape, this country's history.
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Blainey
Geoffrey Blainey, one of Australia's most prominent historians, held a chair at Harvard University in the early 1980s and taught for many years at the University of Melbourne. He has also written A Short History of the World. He is the recipient of Australia's highest honor, Companion in the Order of Australia. He lives near Melbourne.
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