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              Pacific War: New Zealand and Japan 1941-45
                

              Pacific War: New Zealand and Japan 1941-45 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Wright, Matthew

              • OUR PRICE $54.99

              In December 1941, Japan attacked the British Empire and the United States, turning the European war that had raged since 1939 into a global conflict. For a few desperate months during early 1942, the Kiwis faced crisis. Australia had its own threat to face. Britain was stretched ...

              ISBN 9780908318209
              Published 1 January 2018
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series New Zealand Military Series
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              New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front
               

              New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front (Paperback, Revised)

              By Wright, Matthew; Foreword by Pugsley, Christopher

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              New edition of "Shattered Glory", expanded and redesigned with foreword by eminent historian Christopher Pugsley.

              ISBN 9780947506193
              Published 6 April 2017 by Oratia Media
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              Guns and Utu: A Short History of the Musket Wars
                

              Guns and Utu: A Short History of the Musket Wars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

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              In Guns and Utu, popular historian Matthew Wright disputes the many mythologies of these wars, examining some of the whys and wherefores of this generation-long culture collision.

              ISBN 9780143565659
              Published 1 August 2011 by Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Convicts: New Zealand's Hidden Criminal Past
                

              Convicts: New Zealand's Hidden Criminal Past (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

              New Zealand's Pakeha origin as a bolt-hole for convicts escaping Australia, a place where former convicts joined whaling and sealing gangs, and where sea captains thumbed their noses at the law, has been quietly forgotten.

              ISBN 9780143567646
              Published 2 July 2012 by Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Man of Secrets: The Private Life of Donald McLean
               

              Man of Secrets: The Private Life of Donald McLean (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

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              "The hard-tempered Scot whose policies shaped New Zealand's colonial-age race relations, and gave rise to grievances that echo into the twenty-first century. The government official who used his position to get land for his personal ventures, and provoked war between Maori along ...

              ISBN 9780143572213
              Published 28 January 2015 by Penguin
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              New Zealand on the Move: 100 Kiwi Transport Icons
                

              New Zealand on the Move: 100 Kiwi Transport Icons (Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

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              In this lively, well researched and affectionate survey of 100 'vehicles' of all descriptions, historian Matthew Wright takes us on a trip down memory lane, reacquainting us with the way we used to get around.

              ISBN 9781869794521
              Published 12 August 2011 by Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              New Zealand Wars: a Brief History
                

              New Zealand Wars: a Brief History (Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

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              The best basic introduction to this important episode in British colonial history; summarizes complex history in simple terms suitable for readers from intermediate age onwards

              ISBN 9781877514685
              Published 1 July 2014 by Oratia Media
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              The Division Trilogy: The Second New Zealand Division 1940-45
                

              The Division Trilogy: The Second New Zealand Division 1940-45 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Combined volume)

              By Wright, Matthew

              • OUR PRICE $109.99

              This omnibus volume brings 'Battle for Crete', 'Desert Duel' and 'Italian Odyssey' together in one binding - a trilogy that traces the story of the Second New Zealand Division during the Second World War. Their journey took them from Greece and Crete to Egypt, the Western Desert, ...

              ISBN 9780908318193
              Published 1 January 2018
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              Old South: Life and Times in the Nineteenth-century Mainland
               

              Old South: Life and Times in the Nineteenth-century Mainland (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

              A lively new illustrated history of the South Island by Matthew Wright, Old South tells a story of triumphs, tragedies and earnest hopes.

              ISBN 9780143006510
              Published 31 August 2009 by Penguin
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              Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill

              Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill (Hardback)

              Edited by Seaford, Richard; Wilkins, John; Wright, Matthew

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              Selfhood and the Soul is a collection of original essays in honour of Christopher Gill, Emeritus Professor of Ancient Thought at the University of Exeter. The contributions cover a wide range of approaches and topics, but all are committed to examining central issues about the ex ...

              ISBN 9780198777250
              Published 16 March 2017 by Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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