Books by Geoffrey Blainey

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2009

"Blainey's knowledge of the continent's indigenous peoples and flora and fauna are exceptionally useful in understanding the context of these discoveries."
Prolific Australian historian Blainey (A Short History of the Twentieth Century, 2006, etc.) revisits the epic journey of Capt. James Cook's Endeavour and a parallel voyage by a French ship. Read full book review >
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WORLD by Geoffrey Blainey
HISTORY
Released: April 12, 2002

"Short it is, given the subject. Outdated and tedious, too."
An unsatisfying attempt to pack the story of the human species into an attractively priced survey text. Read full book review >