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Gare, Deborah
Blainey, Geoffrey, 1930-; Historians - Australia - Biography.; Historians - Australia.
In this volume a lively and distinguished assembly of fellow historians take a fresh look at Blainey's distinguished career. They examine his views on Aboriginality, ethnicity, environmentalism, gender, empire, immigration, technology, corporate history, labour, war, sport and media - the sheer range speaks for itself. Contents: Blainey and the Australian historical profession / Stuart Macintyre. Half a determinist : Blainey and the mechanics of history / Graeme Davison. The tyranny of distance revisited / Geoffrey Bolton. Triumph of the colonists / Tim Rowse. Light green, dark green / Tom Griffiths. A man's world? / Joanne Scott. The Steven Segal factor : the corporate histories / Bridget Griffen-Foley. White ghost of empire / Deborah Gare. The politics of race / Andrew Markus. From the frontier to the Gulf / Ian Hodges. Sport matters / Tom Stannage with David Major. My lord the workingman? / Charlie Fox. The media game / Morag Fraser. The Melbourne School of History : memories and reflections / Hugh Stretton, John Mulvaney, John Poynter and Ken Inglis Deborah Gare, Geoffrey Bolton, Stuart Macintyre and Tom Stannage, The Fuss That Never Ended: The life and work of Geoffrey Blainey, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic, 2003. ISBN: 0522850340
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