Geoffrey Blainey


Geoffrey Blainey

Geoffrey Blainey AC, né le 11 mars 1930 à Melbourne, est un historien australien. Il a exercé une profonde influence sur l'historiographie australienne.

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Geoffrey Blainey étudie à l'université de Melbourne avant d'y enseigner dès 1962, à la Faculté des sciences économiques et du commerce. Il dirige plus tard les Études australiennes à l'université Harvard. En tant qu'historien économique, Blainey a contesté les vues conventionnelles sur la colonisation européenne de Australie, des droits de terre indigènes, et de l'immigration[1].

Ses livres les plus populaires sont : The Rush that Never Ended: A History of Australian Mining ; The Tyranny of Distance ; A Shorter History of Australia ; A Short History of the World et The Origins of Australian Football.

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Bibliographie : ouvrages principaux

  • The Peaks of Lyell, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Vic., 1954.
  • A Centenary History of the University of Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic.; Londres, Cambridge University Press, 1957.
  • Gold and Papaer: A history of The National Bank of Australasia, Georgian House, Melbourne, Victoria (Australie) 1958.
  • Mines in the Spinifex: The Story of Mount Isa Mines, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, NSW, 1960.
  • The Rush That Never Ended: A History of Australian Mining, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Vic., 1963.
  • A History of Camberwell, Jacaranda Press in association with the Camberwell City Council, Brisbane, 1964.
  • Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia's History, Sun Books, Melbourne, Vic., 1966.
    • Winner of the C. Weickhardt award for Australian literature
  • The Rise of Broken Hill, Macmillan of Australia, Melbourne, Vic., 1968.
  • Across a Red World, Macmillan, Melbourne, Vic., 1968.
  • The Steel Master: A Life of Essington Lewis, Macmillan of Australia, South Melbourne, Vic., 1971.
  • The Causes of War, Macmillan, Londres, 1973.
  • Triumph of the Nomads: A History of Ancient Australia, Macmillan, South Melbourne, Vic., 1975.
  • A Land Half Won, Macmillan, South Melbourne, Vic., 1980.
  • Gold and Paper 1858-1982: A History of the National Bank of Australasia, Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1983.
  • Our Side of the Country: The Story of Victoria, Metheun Haynes, North Ryde, NSW, 1984.
  • All for Australia, Methuen Haynes, North Ryde, NSW, 1984.
  • The Great Seesaw: A New View of the Western World, 1750-2000, Macmillan, South Melbourne Vic., Basingstoke, 1988.
  • A Game of Our Own: The Origins of Australian Football, Information Australia, Melbourne, Vic., 1990.
  • Odd Fellows: A History of IOOF Australia, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, NSW, 1991.
  • Blainey, Eye on Australia: Speeches and Essays of Geoffrey Blainey, Schwartz Books, Melbourne, Vic., 1991.
  • Jumping Over the Wheel, Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, NSW, 1993.
  • The Golden Mile, Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, 1993.
  • A Shorter History of Australia, William Heinemann Australia, Port Melbourne, Vic., 1994.
  • White Gold: The Story of Alcoa of Australia, Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, NSW, 1997.
  • In Our Time, Information Australia, Melbourne, Vic., 1999.
  • A History of the AMP 1848-1998, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, 1999.
  • A Short History of the World, Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Vic., 2000.
  • Black Kettle & Full Moon: Daily Life in a Vanished Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Vic., 2004.
  • A Short History of the Twentieth Century, Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Vic., 2006.
  • A History of Victoria, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2006.
  • Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook and His Rivals, Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Vic., 2008.

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