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G.C. Bolton

G.C. Bolton was an Australian historian, academic and writer.

G.C. Bolton reviews 'The Great Seesaw: A new view of the Western world 1750–2000' by Geoffrey Blainey

December 1988, no. 107 01 December 1988
Narrative history, the sort that tells a story starting at one point in time and ending at a later point, is now out of favour. Some write sociological history focused on class, gender, race, or the family. Others prefer the slice approach concentrating in depth on specific years, or the semiotic spatial history of Paul Carter’s The Road to Botany Bay. Before all else there must be a Theory. Th ... (read more)