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              Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand
               

              Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Bishop, Catherine

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              In this fascinating and entertaining book, award-winning historian Dr Catherine Bishop showcases many of the individual businesswomen whose efforts, collectively, contributed so much to the making of urban life in New Zealand.

              ISBN 9781988531762
              Published NZ 30 Sep 2019
              Publisher Otago University Press
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              The General and the Nightingale: Dan Davin's War Stories
               

              The General and the Nightingale: Dan Davin's War Stories (Hardback)

              By Davin, Dan; Edited by Wilson, Janet

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              Dan Davin was the author of the only substantial body of war fiction written by a New Zealand soldier during any of the wars of the 20th century in which the nation was engaged. The General and the Nightingale brings together Davin's 20 war stories, some drawn from his war diarie...s and loosely based on his experiences as 'a wartime scholar-soldier'.
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              ISBN 9781988531823
              Published NZ 30 Jan 2020
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              Gorse Blooms Pale: Dan Davin's Southland Stories
               

              Gorse Blooms Pale: Dan Davin's Southland Stories (Hardback, New title)

              By Davin, Dan; Edited by Wilson, Janet

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              A collection of twenty-six storis and a selection ofpoems relecting Dan Davin's experiences growing up in an Irish-New Zealand farming family in Southland. "Comic, haunting, poetic, profopund and lyrical, the stories have a regional flavour quite unlike any other body of work in ...New Zealand literature."
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              ISBN 9781877372421
              Published NZ 30 Jan 2020
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              The Lifers
                

              The Lifers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Steven, Michael

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              From Sean Macgregor's lounge occupied by stoned youths, to three bank robbers en route to the Penrose ANZ, Michael Steven's second collection presents his clear, clean vision of 'the lifers' who inhabit these islands and beyond.

              ISBN 9781988592077
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
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              Landfall 238
               

              Landfall 238 (Paperback)

              Edited by Neale, Emma

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              Exciting contemporary art and writing from New Zealand. Announcing winners of the Kathleen Grattan Award for Poetry, Landfall Essay Competition 2019, and the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize 2019.

              ISBN 9781988531809
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2019
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              Making a New Land: Enviromental Histories of New Zealand
               

              Making a New Land: Enviromental Histories of New Zealand (Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Pawson, Eric; Brooking, Tom

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              Making a New Land presents an interdisciplinary perspective on one of the most rapid and extensive transformations in human history: that which followed Maori and then European colonisation of New Zealand's temperate islands. This is a new edition of Environmental Histories of Ne...w Zealand, first published in 2002, brimming with new content and fresh insights into the causes and nature of this transformation, and the new landscapes and places that it produced. Unusually among environmental histories, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of change, focusing on international as well as local contexts. Its 19 chapters are organised in five broadly chronological parts: Encounters, Colonising, Wild Places, Modernising, and Contemporary Perspectives. These are framed by an editorial introduction and a reflective epilogue. The book is well illustrated with photographs, maps, cartoons and other graphics.
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              ISBN 9781877578526
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2013
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              The Twelve Cakes of Christmas: An evolutionary history, with recipes
                

              The Twelve Cakes of Christmas: An evolutionary history, with recipes (Hardback)

              By Leach, Helen; Brown, Mary; Inglis, Raelene

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              Accessible well-illustrated food history Same format and same author as The Pavlova Story Includes 12 historic Christmas cake recipes for todays cooks Plus hints for ensuring your Christmas cake is rich and moist! The many and varied Christmas cakes we enjoy today have a lineage ...that stretches back to at least the twelfth century. This wonderful book traces their history, with a special focus on the twentieth century.
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              ISBN 9781877578199
              Published NZ 30 Nov 2011
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              Wild Heart: The possibility of wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand
                

              Wild Heart: The possibility of wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

              Edited by Abbott, Mick; Reeve, Richard

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              mages of pristine forests, mountain ranges, untameable rivers and empty expanses of coastline are the key attraction in how we promote Aotearoa New Zealand internationally: 100% Pure no less. Such wildness is at this nations psychological and physical core. This book searches for... an understanding of the wild, of what makes wilderness such an important part of our psyche. What could wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand become, and, consequently, what might we its people also become? Contributors: Mick Abbott, Allison Ballance, Shaun Barnett, James Beattie, Mike Boyes, Tom Brooking, Stephen Espiner, Gerard Hindmarsh, Julian Kuzma, Robin McNeill, Cilla McQueen, Les Molloy, Harvey Perkins, Kerry Popplewell, Richard Reeve, Jacinta Ruru, Geoff Spearpoint, Brian Turner, Pip Wells, Jon West, Kerry Wray.
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              ISBN 9781877578205
              Published NZ 30 Nov 2011
              Publisher Otago University Press
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              The Unconventional Career of Muriel Bell
               

              The Unconventional Career of Muriel Bell (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Brown, Diana

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              A compelling biography of NZ's first state nutritionist and first woman MD who was a pioneer of school milk, iodised salt, and fluoridation, and a nutritional trailblazer.

              ISBN 9781988531304
              Published NZ 29 Nov 2018
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              Flu Hunter: Unlocking the secrets of a virus
               

              Flu Hunter: Unlocking the secrets of a virus (Paperback)

              By Webster, Robert

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              The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic was undoubtedly the most devastating influenza pandemic to date. A century on, Flu Hunter is a gripping account of the tenacious scientific detective work involved in revealing the secrets of this killer virus.

              ISBN 9781988531311
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2018
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