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Description - A Short History of the Twentieth Century by Geoffrey Blainey

Geoffrey 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 Details

ISBN: 9781566637930
ISBN-10: 1566637937
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: New Amsterdam Books
Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
Publish Date: 23-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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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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