A Short History of the World (Geoffrey Blainey)

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A Short History of the World
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Author Geoffrey Blainey
Subject General history
Publisher Penguin Books
Publication date
2000
Media type Hard cover
Pages 669
ISBN 0-670-88036-1
OCLC 45755675

A Short History of the World is a general history non-fiction book written by Australian historian Geoffrey Blainey. First published in 2000 by Penguin Books, it describes over 4 million years of history, from before the first people left Africa, through to the current day.

In 2007 Blainey released an abridged (492 pages) paperback version of the book titled A Very Short History of the World.[1] He also released a double audio CD set of the same name.

Other books of the same title[edit]

A book of the same title was written by H. G. Wells in 1920.[2]

British historian John Roberts published A Short History of the World in 1997, as a followup to his larger 1994 book History of the World.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Blainey, Geoffrey. A Very Short History of the World ISBN 978-0-14-300559-9
  2. ^ A Short History of the World H.G. Wells
  3. ^ A Short History of the World John M. Roberts

References[edit]

  • Blainey, Geoffery (2000). A Short History Of The World. Penguin Books, Victoria. ISBN 0-670-88036-1

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