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A Short History of the World

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A Short History of the World by Geoffrey Blainey
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This text attempts to survey history since the time when the first people left Africa to settle the globe. It pays attention to technology and certain skills the author feels were breakthroughs for the human race. Attention is also given to the rise of major religions, geographical factors, what people ate and how hard they worked. The author also pays attention to empires and they areas they covered, noting that the size of the territory which one leader or state can rule has grown progressively larger.

Author Biography

Geoffrey Blainey has written thirty books including THE TYRANNY OF DISTANCE, THE CAUSES OF WAR, A SHORTER HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA and a history of Aboriginal Australia, TRIUMPH OF THE NOMADS.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2001
Collection
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Viking Australia
Pages
688
Dimensions
153x231x44
ISBN-13
9780670911394
Product ID
1647572

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