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The Story of Australia’s People Vol I & II

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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia

Compelling, groundbreaking and brilliantly readable, The Story of Australia's People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia is the first instalment of an ambitious two-part work, and the culmination of the lifework of Australia's most prolific and wide-ranging historian, Geoffrey Blainey.

In this book Professor Geoffrey Blainey re-tells the story of Australian history up until 1850, in light of the latest research. He has changed his view about vital aspects of the Indigenous and early British history of this land, and looked at other aspects for the first time. 

Geoffrey Blainey
Published 2015 
Hardcover
400 pages
245mm x 160mm
ISBN 2770000180757

The Rise and Rise of a New Australia

In this book Professor Geoffrey Blainey brings to life the key events and happenings of the past 170 years that have shaped us into the nation and people we are today: the Gold Rush of the 1950s, frustrations of the land explorers, Australia's Federation, the World Wars, the Great Depression, postwar migration and prosperity, land rights and the onrush of the latest technology. He examines how people lived, worked, played and prayed over generations, and explores what differences divide us – and all we share in common.

The Rise and Rise of a New Australia carries the story – through momentous changes – to the present day. Together, the two books form The Story of Australia’s People – the culmination of the lifework of Australia’s most prolific and wide-ranging historian.

Geoffrey Blainey
Published October 2016
Hardcover
496 pages
245mm x 160mm
ISBN 9780670078028


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