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A Short History of the World (Geoffrey Blainey)

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Subject  General history
Publication date  2000
Pages  669
Originally published  2000
Page count  669
Publisher  Penguin Books
Media type  Hard cover
ISBN  0-670-88036-1
Author  Geoffrey Blainey
OCLC  45755675
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Similar  Geoffrey Blainey books, World history books

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

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

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.

References

A Short History of the World (Geoffrey Blainey) Wikipedia


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