History Of Victoria

Author(s): Geoffrey Blainey

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In this lively book, Geoffrey Blainey, Victoria's best known historian, traces the history of Victoria from the time the Aboriginals could walk across Bass Strait to the State's fall from grace and the collapse of the Cain government.

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'Blainey's portrait of Australia's 'garden state' is studded with real people ... comprehensive but never dreary ...' Times Literary Supplement

Geoffrey Blainey is Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne.

Part I: 1. A turban of feathers; 2. Australia felix; 3. Golden ant-hill; 4. The silver stick; Part II: 5. One in ten thousand; 6. 'My Lord the workingman'; 7. Sunshine and moonshine; 8. Who am I?; Part III: 9. When the bubble burst; 10. There go the horses; 11. Smoke and fire; 12. The rise and fall of Albert the Great; 13. The jolting merry-go-round; 14. A long race; 15. Mr Cain's tidal wave; Part IV: 16. Time for change; 17. The Kennett years; 18. Victoria today.

General Fields

  • : 9780521689878
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : 0.392
  • : October 2006
  • : 216mm X 138mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Geoffrey Blainey
  • : Paperback
  • : 6-Nov
  • : 994.5
  • : 316
  • : illustrations