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Author Blainey, Geoffrey.

Title A short history of the world / Geoffrey Blainey.

Imprint Chicago : Dee, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    909 BLA    DUE 01-22-20
Description xi, 464 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published: Ringwood, Vic.: Viking, 2000.
Contents -PART ONE- From Africa / When the seas were rising / The first green revolution / The dome of night / Cities of the valleys / Amazing sea / Lord of the Yellow, king of the Ganges / The rise of Rome / Israel and the anointed one / After Christ / The sign of the crescent / Teh wild geese cross the mountains / Towards Polynesia / Signpost / the Mongols / The perils of climate and disease / New messengers / Birdcage / The Inca and the Andes / Reformation / Voyage to India / the New World bears gifts / The glass eye of science / Dethroning the harvest / The fall of a pack of cards / Beyond the Sahara / Noble steam / Will all be equal? A globe unwrapped / The world wars / The bomb and the moon / No fruits, no birds /
Subject World history.
ISBN 1566634210 (alk. paper)
9781566634212 (alk. paper)

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