After disposing, somewhat too neatly, of most of the historically popular “” explanations”” of what makes war break out, Blainey (Univ. of. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Geoffrey Blainey has long been one of Australia’s most prominent, and at times has been his book ‘The Causes of War’, making him one of the more notable.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. An interesting book asking the questions of war and peace. Why do wars start and what causes wars. I found some chapters very informative and others I found hard to read. I’m not sure if I just couldn Geoffrey Blainey is an Australian historian, born in Melbourne, Victoria.


He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne. He taught at the University of Melbourne and held chairs in economic history and history. He taught at Harvard University as a visiting professor of Australian Studies. He has written over 36 and is the author of The Story of Australia’s People: Account Options Sign in.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Causes of War, 3rd Ed. Simon and SchusterSep 7, – History – pages.

Selected pages Title Page. Contents The Peace that Passeth Understanding. Paradise is a Bazaar.


Dreams and Delusions of a Coming War. DeathWatch and Scapegoat Wars. War Chests and Pulse Beats. A Calendar of War.

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A Day that Lives in Infamy. The causes of war Geoffrey Blainey Snippet view – The Peace that Passeth Understanding.