A Short History of the World (Geoffrey Blainey)
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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. He also released a double audio CD set of the same name.
Other books of the same title
- Blainey, Geoffery (2000). A Short History Of The World. Penguin Books, Victoria. ISBN 0-670-88036-1
- Review by John Derbyshire, Claremont Review of Books, Spring 2003
- Review by R.J.Stove, National Observer, No. 48, Autumn 2001
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