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- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 24.99
Mark Derby is a writer and a historian who has worked for the online New Zealand encyclopedia Te Ara, for the Waitangi Tribunal, and for Jornal Expresso as a South Pacific correspondent. He is the chair of the Labor History Project and is the editor of Kiwi Compaņeros: New Zealand and the Spanish Civil War. more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 31.99
Us Maoris used to practise slavery just like them poor Negroes had to endure in America...' says Beth Heke in Once Were Warriors. 'Oh those evil colonials who destroyed Maori culture by ending slavery and cannibalism while increasing the life expectancy,' wrote a sarcastic blogger recently. So was Maori slavery 'just like' the experience of Africans... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 38.99
Rugby is New Zealand's national sport. From the grand tour by the 1888 Natives to the upcoming 2015 World Cup, from games in the North African desert in World War II to matches behind barbed wire during the 1981 Springbok tour, from grassroots club rugby to heaving crowds outside Eden Park, Lancaster Park, Athletic Park or Carisbrook, New Zealanders... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Robert Norton?s Race and Politics in Fiji, first published in 1977, drew upon the author?s fieldwork in Fiji to develop the first serious and sustained study of politics in Fiji. An exercise in political anthropology, it was republished by UQP in 1990, but the essential argument remained much the same: the author sought to understand how political... more...
- Ventura Press 2015; US$ 24.99
The start of World War 2 changed women?s lives and their place in Australian society forever. Thousands of women ventured where few had gone before ? into the services and workplaces previously considered the sole preserve of men. In preparation for her book Between the Dances , Jacqueline Dinan, interviewed over three hundred women around Australia... more...
- Otago University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Fascination with the interplay of people and place inspired the editors to bring together New Zealanders from different backgrounds and disciplines to explore some of the stories and sites of conflict and change to be found amongst our sacred, historic, rural, urban and coastal landscapes. All of the writers in making our place engage with the underlying... more...
- Otago University Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Police hold placards in front of Jewish, emblazoned with the words "don't buy from Jews;" others put up signs to identify places where Jews are to be denied entry. SA men smashed Jewish shop windows, owners are terrorized into relinquishing their businesses, and home are visited Gestapo who take family members away. The year is is 1993 and this is... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2016; US$ 12.99
A vital Aboriginal perspective on colonial storytelling Indigenous lawyer and writer Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured by the local Butchulla people after she was shipwrecked on their island in 1836. In this deeply personal book, Behrendt uses Eliza?s tale as a starting point to interrogate... more...
- Otago University Press 2013; US$ 14.99
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 colonization of New Zealand's temperate islands. This is a new edition of Environmental Histories of New Zealand , first published in 2002, brimming with new content and... more...