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Biographical entry Blainey, Geoffrey Norman (1930 - )

Born
11 March 1930
Occupation
Author and Historian

Summary

Geoffrey Blainey has written a large number of books, including The Rush That Never Ended: A History of Australian Mining (1963), The Steel Master: A Life of Essington Lewis (1971) and Jumping over the Wheel (1993).

Published resources

Books

  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The Peaks of Lyell (Carlton South: Melbourne University Press, 1954), 310 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Johns and Waygood Limited: one hundred years, 1856-1956 (Melbourne: Johns and Waygood, 1956), 72 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The rise and decline of the West Coast (Hobart: Government Printer, 1956). Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, A Centenary History of the University of Melbourne (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1957). Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Mines in the spinifex: the story of Mount Isa Mines (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1960), 242 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The rush that never ended: a history of Australian mining (Parkville: Melbourne University Press, 1963), 369 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, A history of Camberwell (Brisbane: Jacaranda Press in association with the Camberwell City Council, 1964), 104 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia's History (Melbourne: Macmillan, 1966). Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The Rise of Broken Hill (Melbourne: Macmillan of Australia, 1968), 184 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The steel master: a life of Essington Lewis (South Melbourne: Macmillan of Australia, 1971), 217 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Triumph of the Nomads: a history of ancient Australia (Melbourne: Macmillan, 1975), 285 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Pharmacy 40,000 years ago: an ancient Australian profession (Melbourne: Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria, 1977), 8 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Interstate rivalries, a historian's view (Glen Iris, Victoria: Alfred Deakin Lecture Trust, 1981), 24 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The Blainey View (Melbourne: Macmillan Australia, Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1982), 155 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, A Land Half Won (South Melbourne: Sun Books, 1983), 388 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Gold and paper 1858-1982: a history of the National Bank of Australasia (South Melbourne: Macmillan, 1983), 354 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Our side of the country: the story of Victoria (North Ryde: Methuen Haynes, 1984), 250 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The great seesaw: a new view of the Western World 1750-2000 (South Melbourne: Macmillan, 1988), 355 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Australian universities: some fashions and faults (Bundoora, Victoria: Seminar on the Sociology of Culture, La Trobe University, 1989), 14 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Blainey, eye on Australia: speeches and essays of Geoffrey Blainey (Melbourne: Schwarz & Wilkinson, 1991), 272 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Odd Fellows: a history of IOOF Australia (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1991), 160 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, Jumping over the wheel (St. Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1993), 336 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, The Golden Mile (St. Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1993), 184 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, A Shorter History of Australia (Port Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia, 1994), 251 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, White gold: the story of Alcoa of Australia (St. Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1997), 264 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, A History of the AMP 1848-1998 (St. Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1999), 352 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, In our time (Melbourne: Information Australia, 1999), 194 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, A Short History of the World (Ringwood, Victoria: Viking, 2000`), 669 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey; Olver, Norman H., The University of Melbourne: a centenary portrait (Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 1956), 176 pp. Details
  • Wadham, Sir Samual, Selected addresses / with a biographical study by G. Blainey (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1956), 91 pp. Details

Book Sections

Edited Books

  • Blainey, Geoffrey ed., If I remember rightly: the memoirs of W. S. Robinson, 1876-1963 (Melbourne: Cheshire, 1967), 234 pp. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey ed., Greater Britain, Charles Dilke visits her new lands 1866 & 1867 (North Ryde: Methuen Haynes, 1985), 199 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Blainey, Geoffrey, 'Reverberations of Perpetual Change: technology's leads and lags', BHP Journal, 2 (1981), 8-15. Details
  • Blainey, Geoffrey, 'A Brief History of BHP Billiton', Journal of Australasian Mining History, 8 (2010), 23-35. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker