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By Calman, Ross; Derby, Mark; Translated by Walker, Piripi; Illustrated by Morris, Toby
Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi is a reorua (bilingual) graphic novel that takes a fresh and innovative look at our founding treaty. The book reflects current scholarship and has been reviewed by some of Aotearoa's foremost Te Tiriti o Waitangi experts.
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By Derby, Mark
INSIDE THE FORBIDDING STONE WALLS OF NEW ZEALANDS MOST INFAMOUS GAOL
By Derby / Rouse / Wedde; Edited by Rouse, Jenny; Derby, Mark
Showcasing how art is a vital tool in the spread of new ideas and the staging of protests, this work explores how the influences an exhibition of Wellington Media Collective's work were used as a way to aid the political and social movements. Telling the story of a group of young... Kiwi designers and political activists committed to broadly defined left-wing principles and politics, this book shows how they never wavered from their mission statement OWe will work with you, not for you.ORead more
Mark Derby does justice to the spectacularly farflung radical and reactionary lives and the larger still legends of Arthur Desmond ... This is a thoroughly engaging work of historical detection and discernment.
Edited by Derby, Mark
Drawing on military documents and photographs, this record gives an account of New Zealand's role in the Spanish civil war that lasted from 1936 through 1939. It tells the all-but-forgotten stories of the remarkable heroes who chose to enter into a crucial conflict that became a ...ruthless rehearsal for World War II.Read more
By Derby, Mark; By (artist) Kerr, Bob
" 'There in Waihi, with its toil and its treasure' Men's lives are squandered while earning a crust" This song was sung by residents of the Coromandel goldmining settlement of Waihi ("Waiheathens") in the first years of the 20th century. It is one of several authentic impressions... of the town compiled in this book, including some that are rare or previously unpublished. Waiheathens has been produced to coincide with the centenary of the 1912 miner's strike which turned Waihi into a battleground and resulted in the violent death of one striker. The book includes colour reproductions of the exhibition of paintings titled "Gold Strike", by Wellington artist Bob Kerr, which was also inspired by the Waihi strike. Waiheathens gives voice to a community and historical events which are unique in New Zealand, yet remain intensely significant to the entire country."--Back cover.Read more
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A collection of "fairy" poems for young and old with digitally produced vivid images.
New Zealand nurse Dorothy Morris described her journey to a Republican medical unit of the Spanish civil war in early 1937.
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