BLAINEY, Geoffrey

A Shorter History of Australia

A broad, concise and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians,

Geoffrey Blainey is well-placed to introduce us to the people who have played a part and to guide us through the events that have...

Captain Cook's Epic Voyage

In 1768 Captain James Cook and his crew set out on a small British naval vessel, Endeavour, in search of a missing continent. 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of that voyage, and Cook's 'discovery' of...

Black Kettle and Full Moon

In the bestselling Black Kettle and Full Moon, Geoffrey Blainey takes us on another absorbing journey - a guided tour of a vanished Australia. Covering the years from the first gold rush  (1860 's...

Before I Forget. An early memoir

Before I Forget is the memoir from Professor Geoffrey Blainey – Australia’s most significant and popular historian – that tells the story of the first forty years of his life, from his childhood to his...