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Soldiers, Scouts and Spies: A military history of the New Zealand Wars 1845–1864

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Soldiers, Scouts and Spies: A military history of the New Zealand Wars 1845–1864

Soldiers, Scouts and Spies: A military history of the New Zealand Wars 1845–1864 by Cliff Simons
English | October 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 0995109575 | 432 pages | EPUB | 9.21 MB

A fascinating and detailed study of the major campaigns on the New Zealand Wars.As interest in the New Zealand Wars grows, Soldiers, Scouts andSpies offers a unique insight into the major campaigns fought between 1845 and 1864 by Britishtroops, their militia and Maori allies, and Maori iwi and coalitions. It was a time of rapid technological change. Maori were quick to adopt westernweaponry and evolve their tactics — and even political structures — as theylooked for ways to confront the might of the Imperial war machine. And Britain,despite being a military and economic super power, was challenged by a capableenemy in a difficult environment.

The Expatriate Myth: New Zealand Writers and the Colonial World

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The Expatriate Myth: New Zealand Writers and the Colonial World

The Expatriate Myth: New Zealand Writers and the Colonial World by Helen Bones
English | October 31st, 2019 | ISBN: 1988531179 | 242 pages | EPUB | 1.12 MB

Many New Zealand writers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century traveled extensively or lived overseas for a time. In The Expatriate Myth, Helen Bones presents a challenge to this conventional understanding that writers had to leave in order to find literary inspiration and publishing opportunities. Was it actually necessary for them to leave to find success? How prevalent was expatriatism among New Zealand writers? Did their experiences fit the usual tropes about expatriatism and exile? Were they fleeing an oppressive society lacking in literary opportunity?

My Body, My Business: New Zealand sex workers in an era of change

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My Body, My Business: New Zealand sex workers in an era of change

My Body, My Business: New Zealand sex workers in an era of change by Caren Wilton
English | November 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1988531322 | 286 pages | EPUB | 7.55 MB

In My Body, My Business, eleven New Zealand sex workers speak in their own voices about their lives in and out of the sex industry. Based on a series of oral history interviews, the book includes the stories of female, male, and transgender workers, upmarket brothels, escorts, strippers, private workers, and dominatrices. Caren Wilton prefaces the book with an introductory essay about the New Zealand sex industry, which in recent times has seen a lot of changes, the most profound being the decriminalization of prostitution in 2003. This engaging and highly readable book looks at what the changes have meant for the nation's sex workers.

Singing the Trail: The story of New Zealand Mapping

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Singing the Trail: The story of New Zealand Mapping

Singing the Trail: The story of New Zealand Mapping by John McCrystal
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1760633593 | 276 pages | EPUB | 232.44 MB

The very first maps, oral maps made by early Polynesian and Maori settlers, were waypoints, lists of places in songs, chants, karakia and stories that showed direction.

The Geological Evolution of Australia & New Zealand

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The Geological Evolution of Australia & New Zealand

The Geological Evolution of Australia & New Zealand: Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Social Studies by D. A. Brown, K. S. W. Campbell, K. A. W. Crook
English | June 28th, 2014 | ISBN: 1483181138 | 420 pages | EPUB | 17.11 MB

The Geological Evolution of Australia and New Zealand focuses on the stratigraphy of Australia and New Zealand.