The story of the astonishing voyage of Captain James Cook and the Endeavour, to mark the 250th anniversary of that voyage, and Cook's claim to sovereignty.
Before I Forget is the long-awaited memoir from Professor Geoffrey Blainey – Australia’s most significant and popular historian – that tells the story of the first forty years of his life, from his childhood to his career as historian and writer.
The much-anticipated second instalment of Geoffrey Blainey's history of Australia's people – his most ambitious work to date – that completes Australia's story from the Gold Rush to the present day.
A broad, concise and inclusive vision of Australia and Australians by one our most renowned historians
With his characteristic curiosity and storytelling skill, Blainey considers Christianity's central place in world history. Will it remain in the centre? As Blainey observes in his eminently readable account, the story of Christianity is one of many ups and downs.
James Cook and his rivals vie to open up the Southern Hemisphere and claim sovereignty
An updated edition of Geoffrey Blainey's bestselling account of human history, A Very Short History of the World, featuring new material on China and global terrorism.