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    • A Shorter History of Australia

    • By: Geoffrey Blainey
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
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      4 out of 5 stars 113

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable chronology of the history of Australia

    • By Allister on 09-24-12

    Regular price: $27.97