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Product Description: A Short History of Christianity vividly describes many of the significant players in the religion’s rise and fall through the ages, from Jesus himself to Francis of Assisi, Martin Luther, Francis Xavier, John Wesley, and even the Beatles, who claimed to be “more popular than Jesus...read more

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9781442225893 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 24, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Short History of Christianity vividly describes many of the significant players in the religion’s rise and fall through the ages, from Jesus himself to Francis of Assisi, Martin Luther, Francis Xavier, John Wesley, and even the Beatles, who claimed to be “more popular than Jesus.

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9781442252462 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2015), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A Short History of Christianity vividly describes many of the significant players in the religion’s rise and fall through the ages, from Jesus himself to Francis of Assisi, Martin Luther, Francis Xavier, John Wesley, and even the Beatles, who claimed to be “more popular than Jesus.

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Product Description: Revised and updated, a broad, concise, and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one of the country's most renowned historiansAfter 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 that 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 and new and old allies; the conflicts of war abroad and race at home; the importance of technology; defining the outback; the rise and rise of the mining industry; the recognition of our Aboriginal past and Native Title; and the successes and failures of the nation...read more

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9780857984388 | Rev upd edition (Random House Australia, October 1, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Revised and updated, a broad, concise, and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one of the country's most renowned historiansAfter 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 that 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 and new and old allies; the conflicts of war abroad and race at home; the importance of technology; defining the outback; the rise and rise of the mining industry; the recognition of our Aboriginal past and Native Title; and the successes and failures of the nation.

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Product Description: A History of Victoria is a lively account of the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria, from the arrival of the first Aboriginal peoples through to the present day. In his inimitable style, Geoffrey Blainey considers Victoria's transformation from rural state to urban society...read more

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9780521869775 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2007), cover price $131.00 | About this edition: In this lively book, Geoffrey Blainey, Victoria's best known historian, traces the history of Victoria from the time the Aboriginals could walk across Bass Strait to the State's fall from grace and the collapse of the Cain government.

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9781107691612 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2013), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A History of Victoria is a lively account of the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria, from the arrival of the first Aboriginal peoples through to the present day.
9780521689878 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2007), cover price $47.00 | About this edition: In this lively book, Geoffrey Blainey, Victoria's best known historian, traces the history of Victoria from the time the Aboriginals could walk across Bass Strait to the State's fall from grace and the collapse of the Cain government.

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Product 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...read more

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9781741667714 | Rev upd edition (Random House Australia, September 1, 2009), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: 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 the Australian Aboriginal past and Native Title, the successes and failures of the nation.

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9781743140017 | Una rev up edition (Bolinda Audio, October 8, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: 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.
9781743140130 | Mp3 una re edition (Bolinda Audio, October 8, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: 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.
9781742146607 | Una rev up edition (Bolinda Audio, January 3, 2010), cover price $93.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product 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...read more

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9781743182079 | Unabridged edition (Bolinda Audio, October 8, 2012), cover price $54.97 | About this edition: 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.
9781743182192 | Mp3 una edition (Bolinda Audio, October 8, 2012), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: In 1769 two ships set out independently in search of a missing continent: a French merchant ship, the St. Jean-Baptiste, commanded by Jean de Surville, and a small British naval vessel, the Endeavour, commanded by Captain James Cook...read more

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9781566638258 | Ivan R Dee, May 1, 2009, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: In 1769 two ships set out independently in search of a missing continent: a French merchant ship, the St.

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Tells the story of the world's people. It begins before human beings moved out of Africa to explore and settle the other continents. It is a story of the inhabited world being pulled apart, and of it coming together again in centuries. It recreates human experience in varied forms, describing human life at both its grandest and domestic levels.

Paperback:

9780143005599 | Abridged edition (Gardners Books, February 3, 2007), cover price $18.05 | About this edition: Tells the story of the world's people.

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Product Description: Geoffrey Blainey's Short History of the World, published by Ivan R. Dee in 2002, rapidly became a book of choice on the subject. Jacques Barzun called it “a unique achievement,” and William L. O'Neill described it as “a delightful read, gracefully written and filled with odd and interesting pieces of information as well as thoughtful comparisons than span both time and space...read more

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9781566636872 | Ivan R Dee, June 30, 2006, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The author of A Short History of the World presents a narrative account of the past one hundred years, offering insight into the everyday experiences of people from around the world while tracing key elements that shaped beliefs and culture.

Paperback:

9781566637930 | Reprint edition (Ivan R Dee, September 1, 2008), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Geoffrey Blainey's Short History of the World, published by Ivan R.

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Product Description: Book by Colebatch, Hal G. P.

Paperback:

9781920731397 | Fremantle Arts Center Pr, April 30, 2005, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Book by Colebatch, Hal G.

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Product Description: Forget about Ned Kelly and the bushrangers- for my money if you want a really romantic and exciting saga of Australia, take a look at our mining history. It's a turbulent, dramatic story with enough material for a bookshelf full of best-sellers ...read more

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9780522850093 | 5th edition (Melbourne Univ Pr, May 1, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Forget about Ned Kelly and the bushrangers- for my money if you want a really romantic and exciting saga of Australia, take a look at our mining history.
9780522845570 | 4 sub edition (Melbourne Univ Pr, December 1, 1993), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Three decades after publication, The Rush that Never Ended provides an account of an important part of Australia's economic history.

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Product Description: A superb history of the world's people during the last four million years, beginning before the human race moved out of Africa to explore and settle the other continents. Mr. Blainey explores the development of technology and skills, the rise of major religions, and the role of geography, considering both the larger patterns and the individual nature of history...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781566634212 | Ivan R Dee, March 1, 2002, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Covering four million years of human development, traces the advance of technology and skills, the rise of major religions, and the influence of geography, and discusses the political and social impacts of these trends.

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9781566635073 | Reprint edition (Ivan R Dee, April 1, 2003), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A superb history of the world's people during the last four million years, beginning before the human race moved out of Africa to explore and settle the other continents.

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Product Description: The symbols of industrial might—iron, steel, power and energy—come easily to a description of Essington Lewis, perhaps the most formative CEO of BHP, and director-general of munitions and aircraft production during World War II...read more

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9780522847093 | Melbourne Univ Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The symbols of industrial might—iron, steel, power and energy—come easily to a description of Essington Lewis, perhaps the most formative CEO of BHP, and director-general of munitions and aircraft production during World War II.

Product Description: An argument for the existence of a mental see saw which in the last 250 years has affected a wide range of human attitudes and activities. When the see saw tilts to extreme optimism or pessimism, all kinds of attitudes, normally seen as unconnected, move too...read more

Hardcover:

9780333460559 | Intl Specialized Book Service Inc, December 1, 1988, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: An argument for the existence of a mental see saw which in the last 250 years has affected a wide range of human attitudes and activities.

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This new edition of the highly acclaimed study on the causes of war has been expanded and updated to include a complete discussion of World War II and the road towards nuclear war. Analyzing all international wars since 1700, this widely quoted work solves the riddle of why some wars are long and some are short, and demonstrates how the outbreak of peace offers insight into the outbreak of war. Proving that war and peace are alternating phases of a relationship between rival nations, it offers a crucial, new understanding of international armed conflict.

Hardcover:

9780029035924 | 3 sub edition (Free Pr, November 1, 1988), cover price $29.95

Paperback:

9780029035917 | 3 edition (Free Pr, October 1, 1988), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: This new edition of the highly acclaimed study on the causes of war has been expanded and updated to include a complete discussion of World War II and the road towards nuclear war.

Book by Blainey, Geoffrey

Hardcover:

9780879510435 | Overlook Pr, June 1, 1982, cover price $22.95

Paperback:

9780879510848 | Overlook Pr, June 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Book by Blainey, Geoffrey

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