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Biographical entry Blainey, Geoffrey Norman (1930 - )

Born
11 March 1930
Occupation
Author and Historian

Summary

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

Book Sections

Edited Books

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

Journal Articles

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

Online Resources

See also

Rosanne Walker