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The Rise Of Broken Hill

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184 pages
Published 1968 by Macmillan of Australia
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Jul 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
Wow, it took me a long time to get through this one - not owing to it being a bad book - it's just that my reading time this month has been hammered. Now I have to read two books in the next week to catch up to my schedule...hmmm not sure I am going to make that one.

This Blainey book wasn't as well laid out or organized as Mines in the Spinifex. He does note that up front, that it is more a collection of small essays rather than a complete book...I am left wanting more. Deals with the earliest
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Geoffrey Norman Blainey AC is a prominent Australian historian. He attended Wesley College and the University of Melbourne. He was appointed to a teaching post at the University of Melbourne in 1962, becoming Professor of Economic History in 1968, Professor of History in 1977, and then Dean of Melbourne's Faculty of Arts in 1982. From 1994 to 1998 Blainey was foundation Chancellor at the Universit ...more