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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00
The Allied Mobile Force (AMF) was created by NATO to fortify its border regions. Designed as both a deterrent and display of Western solidarity, the AMF was intentionally composed of elite units from nations that did not border the Eastern Bloc (including West Germany). The author analyzes the AMF at the strategic, political, and communicative... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.88
What it was like growing up in Maori rural communities in the mid-twentieth century? Voices from the past answer this question in the pages of this book. In te reo Maori, 'tauira' means both student and teacher. In the book Tauira, acclaimed educator and anthropologist Joan Metge introduces readers to Maori methods of teaching and learning that are... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Brigadier-General Herbert Hart commanded the NZ Wellington Battalion during the closing stages of the Gallipoli campaign, then served on the Western Front. His diary is a first-hand account of life in the firestorm of WWI, and is regarded as one of the most important personal sources relating to the war, both combat and life behind the frontline. more...
- Huia (NZ) Ltd 2014; US$ 7.28
This biography of Parekura Horomia celebrates the life and achievements of one of New Zealand?s well-known politicians and M?ori leaders. The book is based on interviews with sixty-five of Parekura Horomia?s family, friends and colleagues, and it shares stories about his qualities, abilities and his tireless work. The personal stories pay tribute to... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Ngapuhi is the largest iwi in New Zealand and its people have occupied the northern North Island, from Tamaki in the south to Te Rerenga Wairua in the north, from the time of their arrival from Hawaiki. Ko Tautoro, Te Pito o Toku Ao is Ngapuhi elder Hone Sadler's powerful account of the origins, history and culture of the Ngapuhi people ? a profound... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 21.88
Did Maori or Europeans live longer in 1769? Why were Pakeha New Zealanders the healthiest, longest lived people on the face of the globe for eighty years ? and why did Maori not enjoy the same life expectancy? Why were New Zealanders' health and longevity surpassed by other nations in the late twentieth century? Through lively text and quantitative... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99
Known as The Birthplace of a Nation, Northlands natural beauty is equaled by its fascinating history and culture. Northland is home to Hokianga Harbour, where Kupe, the legendary Maori explorer first arrived in his waka or war canoe. In 1840 the Treaty of Waitangi, an historic agreement between Maori and the British Crown, was drafted... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
Eastland is one of the least visited, most isolated and most scenic areas of New Zealand. This is an area of huge importance to the Ngati Porou - the second-largest tribe of Maori. This is a stunning part of New Zealand, an area that is largely untouched by tourists, and most New Zealanders will never make their way here. You might just feel as if... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and the main port of entry for international visitors. It is a sprawling, modern, busy city but not nearly so densely populated as other global cities of its same geographic size. The 60 square kilometers (23 square miles) that make up the region are home to 1¼ million people - one-third of New Zealands... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 8.99
Lord Cockburn, Victorian defender of Edinburgh's beauties, describes Calton Hill as 'the Glory of Edinburgh'. 'It presents us,' enthused Cockburn,'with the finest prospects both of its vicinity and the city? it is adorned by beautiful buildings dedicated to science and to the memory of distinguished men.'Following on from the success of Arthur's Seat,... more...