The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia’s History.

The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia’s History. Book

  • Author(s): Blainey, G.
  • Published: 2001
  • Publisher: Sun Books
  • Edition: original 1996; revised edition 2001

Abstract: When Blainey first wrote the title in 1966, he coined a phrase that has become part of our language. This acclaimed work of Australian history describes how the unique factors of our size and isolation shaped Australia's past, and will continue to shape its future. Contents 1. Search 2. Exile 3. Isolation 4. Limpet ports 5. Whalemen 6. Land barrier 7. The art of abduction 8. Gold clippers 9. Black cloud 10. A magician's art 11. Railway boom 12. A hollow triumph 13. The horseless age 14. Antipodes adrift 15. The shrinking seas 16. Is distance dead?

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Blainey, G., 2001, The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia’s History., Edition:original 1996; revised edition 2001, Book, viewed 13 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=4453.

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