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Geoffrey Norman Blainey (born 11 March 1930) is an Australian historian, academic, philanthropist and commentator with a wide international audience. He is noted for having written authoritative texts on the economic and social history of Australia, including The Tyranny of Distance.Encyclopædia Britannica Online – 23Geoffrey Blainey24; web 22 April 2013 He has published over 35 books, including wide-ranging histories of the world and of Christianity. He has often appeared in newspapers and on television.BBC: 25Professor Geoffrey Blainey26; 22 April 2013Australian of the Year Awards Honour Roll; State Finalist Senior Australian of the Year 2010Prime Minister's Literary Awards – 2012 Shorlist He held chairs in economic history and history at the University of Melbourne for over 20 years. In the 1980s, he was visiting professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University. He received the 1988 Britannica Award for dissemination of knowledge and was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2000.

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by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
North Sydney, NSW : Vintage Books : published by Random House, 2014 , ©1994
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by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
Melbourne : Information Australia, 1999
 
 
by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
North Ryde, N.S.W. : Methuen Haynes, 1984
 
 
Shi jie jian shi = A very short history of the world / Jiefuli Bulai'en zhu ; He Shunguo, Zhang Mengyuan yi
世界简史 = A very short history of the world / 杰弗里·布莱恩著 ; 何顺果, 张孟媛译
Uniform title: Very short history of the world. Chinese
by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
Beijing : Guo ji wen hua chu ban gong si, 2008
北京 : 国际文化出版公司, 2008
 
 
Uniform title: Very short history of the world. Portugese
by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
Sao Paulo : Fundamento, 2004
 
 
by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
Port Melbourne : William Heinemann Australia, 1994
 
 
by Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-
[Melbourne, Victoria] : Penguin Random House, 2016 , ©2016
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