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              The Forgotten Coast
                 

              The Forgotten Coast (Hardback: / Other)

              By Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $35.00
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              • Pub Date
                11 Nov 21

              A beautifully written short memoir whose main focus is unpacking a generations-old family story that was never told: that a farm in Taranaki on which the family's generations-long comfortable fortunes rested had been directly taken from the people of Parikaha and given to an ance...stor, a member of the Armed Constabulary. Intertwined with an examination of the author's relationship with his father and of his family's proud Catholicism, not only is this book a fine piece of writing but its key focus is also highly pertinent: How Pakeha New Zealanders should wrestle with, and own, their colonial pasts.
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              ISBN 9780995143142
              Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
              Publisher Massey University Press
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              The Gregorian Mission to Kent in Bede's Ecclesiastical History: Methodology and Sources
               

              The Gregorian Mission to Kent in Bede's Ecclesiastical History: Methodology and Sources (Paperback)

              By Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $86.99
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              Historians have long relied on Bede's Ecclesiastical History for their narrative of early Christian Anglo-Saxon England, but what material lay behind Bede's own narrative? What were his sources and how reliable were they? How much was based on contemporary material? How much on l...ater evidence? What was rhetoric? What represents his own agendas, deductions or even inventions? This book represents the first systematic attempt to answer these questions for Bede's History, taking as a test case the coherent narrative of the Gregorian mission and the early Church in Kent. Through this critique, it becomes possible, for the first time, to catalogue Bede's sources and assess their origins, provenance and value - even reconstructing the original shape of many that are now lost. The striking paucity of his primary sources for the period emerges clearly. This study explains the reason why this was the case. At the same time, Bede is shown to have had access to a greater variety of texts, especially documentary, than has previously been realised. This volume thus reveals Bede the historian at work, with implications for understanding his monastery, library and intellectual milieu together with the world in which he lived and worked. It also showcases what can be achieved using a similar methodology for the rest of the Ecclesiastical History and for other contemporary works. Most importantly, thanks to this study, it is now feasible - indeed necessary - for subsequent historians to base their reconstructions of the events of c.600 not on Bede but on his sources. As a result, this book lays the foundations for future work on the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England and offers the prospect of replacing and not merely refining Bede's narrative of the history of early Christian Kent.
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              ISBN 9780367593216
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Gregorian Mission to Kent in Bede's Ecclesiastical History: Methodology and Sources
               

              The Gregorian Mission to Kent in Bede's Ecclesiastical History: Methodology and Sources (Hardback)

              By Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $306.00
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              Historians have long relied on Bede's Ecclesiastical History for their narrative of early Christian Anglo-Saxon England, but what material lay behind Bede's own narrative? What were his sources and how reliable were they? How much was based on contemporary material? How much on l...ater evidence? What was rhetoric? What represents his own agendas, deductions or even inventions? This book represents the first systematic attempt to answers these questions for Bede's History, taking as a test case the coherent narrative of the Gregorian mission and the early Church in Kent. Through this critique, it becomes possible, for the first time, to catalogue Bede's sources and assess their origins, provenance and value - even reconstructing the original shape of many that are now lost. The striking paucity of Bede's primary sources for the period emerges clearly. This study explains the reason why this was the case. At the same time, Bede is shown to have had access to a greater variety of texts, especially documentary, than has previously been realised. This volume thus reveals Bede the historian at work, with implications for understanding his monastery, library and intellectual milieu together with the world in which he lived and worked. It also showcases what can be achieved using a similar methodology for the rest of the Ecclesiastical History and for other contemporary works. Most importantly, thanks to this study, it is now feasible - indeed necessary - for subsequent historians to base their reconstructions of the events of c.600 not on Bede but on Bede's sources. As a result, this book lays the foundations for future work on the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England and offers the prospect of replacing and not merely refining Bede's narrative of the history of early Christian Kent.
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              ISBN 9781138060814
              Released NZ 5 Feb 2018
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Historical Dictionary of New Zealand
                 

              Historical Dictionary of New Zealand (Hardback, Third Edition)

              By Hayward, Janine; Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $347.50
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              This third edition of Historical Dictionary of New Zealand contains a chronology, an introduction, appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and... culture.
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              ISBN 9781442274389
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2016
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East
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              Public Policy in New Zealand: Institutions, Processes and Outcomes
                

              Public Policy in New Zealand: Institutions, Processes and Outcomes (Paperback, 3rd New edition)

              By Shaw, Richard; Eichbaum, Chris

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              This book provides an introduction to public policy in New Zealand: what it is, who makes it, and how it is made.

              ISBN 9781442539983
              Published NZ 30 Mar 2011
              Publisher Pearson Education
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              How, When and Why did Bede Write his Ecclesiastical History?
               

              How, When and Why did Bede Write his Ecclesiastical History? (Hardback)

              By Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $259.00
              • $259.00
              • Pub Date
                31 Dec 21

              Bede's Ecclesiastical History is our main source for early Christian Anglo-Saxon England, but how was it written? When? And why? Scholars have spent much of the last half century investigating the latter question - the 'why'. This new study is the first to systematically consider... the 'how' and the 'when'. Richard Shaw shows that rather than producing the History at a single point in 731, Bede was working on it for as much as twenty years, from c. 715 to just before his death in 735. Unpacking and extending the period of composition of Bede's best-known book makes sense of the complicated and contradictory evidence for its purposes. The work did not have one context, but several, each with its own distinct constructed audiences. Thus, the History was not written for a single purpose to the exclusion of all others. Nor was it simply written for a variety of reasons. It was written over time - quite a lot of time - and as the world changed during that time, so too did Bede's reasons for writing, the intentions he sought to pursue - and the patrons he hoped to please or to placate.
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              ISBN 9780367077341
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2021
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Dagger John
                

              Dagger John (Hardback)

              By Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $150.99
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              His opponents called him Dagger John with mixed derision and awe. His enemies, and there were many of them, used uglier words. His allies approached him with careful deference, his subordinates with trepidation. He was, in real life, the Most Reverend John Hughes, Archbishop of N...ew York, a one-time day laborer and foreman of slaves who became a preacher and pamphleteer and a political force to be reckoned with. No demure ecclesiastic, Hughes was a hard-nosed battler for the rights of immigrant Irish in the middle decades of the 19th century. He championed their cause in an age when the Catholic Church was only grudgingly accepted as a partner in the American dream. Hughes was, moreover, the prototype of the autocratic prelate who would rule the American Catholic Church for the next one hundred years. Squelching democratic strivings among his clergy and laity whenever they appeared, he created a model for the highly structured Romanized Church that would eventually dominate the American religious scene. This book is the first major biography of John Hughes to be published in more than a century. It reflects new research into the life of Hughes and the details of his many struggles. It does not set out to explain the inner impulses of the man - who was, in the end, tightlipped about his private life. But it does shed new light on the public Hughes, a churchman who appeared in the newspapers as often as he appeared in the pulpit. It recounts his raucous, sometimes hilarious battles with the pre-Civil War nativists, with disgruntled clergy from his own Church, and with public figures such as James Gordon Bennett. It tells of his (often high-handed) dealings with revolutionaries, politicians, fellow bishops, apostates, Presidents, ranting bigots, Popes, and his own poor, belligerent, but fiercely devoted Catholic flock.
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              ISBN 9781725288300
              Released NZ 21 Oct 2020
              Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
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              Dagger John
                

              Dagger John (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Shaw, Richard

              • RRP: $97.99
              • $75.81
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              His opponents called him Dagger John with mixed derision and awe. His enemies, and there were many of them, used uglier words. His allies approached him with careful deference, his subordinates with trepidation. He was, in real life, the Most Reverend John Hughes, Archbishop of N...ew York, a one-time day laborer and foreman of slaves who became a preacher and pamphleteer and a political force to be reckoned with. No demure ecclesiastic, Hughes was a hard-nosed battler for the rights of immigrant Irish in the middle decades of the 19th century. He championed their cause in an age when the Catholic Church was only grudgingly accepted as a partner in the American dream. Hughes was, moreover, the prototype of the autocratic prelate who would rule the American Catholic Church for the next one hundred years. Squelching democratic strivings among his clergy and laity whenever they appeared, he created a model for the highly structured Romanized Church that would eventually dominate the American religious scene. This book is the first major biography of John Hughes to be published in more than a century. It reflects new research into the life of Hughes and the details of his many struggles. It does not set out to explain the inner impulses of the man - who was, in the end, tightlipped about his private life. But it does shed new light on the public Hughes, a churchman who appeared in the newspapers as often as he appeared in the pulpit. It recounts his raucous, sometimes hilarious battles with the pre-Civil War nativists, with disgruntled clergy from his own Church, and with public figures such as James Gordon Bennett. It tells of his (often high-handed) dealings with revolutionaries, politicians, fellow bishops, apostates, Presidents, ranting bigots, Popes, and his own poor, belligerent, but fiercely devoted Catholic flock.
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              ISBN 9781725288287
              Released NZ 21 Oct 2020
              Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
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              To Be A Farmer's Boy
                

              To Be A Farmer's Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Shaw, Richard

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              ISBN 9781456776282
              Released NZ 28 Mar 2011
              Publisher AuthorHouse
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              Mastering Business and Personal Success: Understanding How People Think and Behave
               

              Mastering Business and Personal Success: Understanding How People Think and Behave (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hammond, Ed; Shaw, Richard

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              The authors demystify how others view the world so readers can experience meaningful connections better, recognize people's needs, patterns, and ways of working to gain productivity, maximize their own talents and strengths while minimizing their weaknesses, and boost motivation ...for optimal success and enjoyment of life.
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              ISBN 9780985423605
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2012
              Publisher Hammond Creative
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