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A Shorter History of Australia - Geoffrey Blainey

A Shorter History of Australia

Author: Geoffrey Blainey
Read by: Humphrey Bower

Audio CD

Published: 1st February 2010
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Book Description

After a lifetime of research and debate on Australian and international history, Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events which have created the Australian identity: the mania for spectator sport, the suspicion of the tall poppy, the rivalries of Catholic and Protestant, Sydney and Melbourne, new and old homelands, the conflicts of war abroad and race at home, the importance of technology, the recognition of our Aboriginal past and Native Title, the successes and failures of the nation.

For this enlarged edition Blainey has rewritten or expanded on various episodes and themes, making changes to almost every page. He has described significant events and trends of the early-20th century. A final chapter summarises key factors that shaped and still shape this country's history.

ISBN: 9781742336886
ISBN-10: 1742336884
Audience: General
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Published: 1st February 2010
Weight (kg): 0.5