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Calls to Arms: New Zealand Society and Commitment to the Great War
 

Calls to Arms: New Zealand Society and Commitment to the Great War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Loveridge, Steven

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During the First World War, New Zealand society committed itself to a war effort the intensity of which can be glimpsed in the wealth spent, the extraordinary legislation passed, the emotions evoked and the enlistment of near 10 per cent of the country's population in the armed f ...

ISBN 9780864739674
Published 5 September 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Us, Then
 

Us, Then (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By O'Sullivan, Vincent

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ISBN 9780864738929
Published 5 July 2013 by Victoria University Press
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Give Us This Day: A Memoir of Family and Exile
  

Give Us This Day: A Memoir of Family and Exile (Hardback)

By Brow, Helena Wisniewska

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In June 1944, when 14-year-old Stefan Wisniewski stood by his mother's dusty Tehran grave, he knew his world was about to change again, forever. Give Us This Day: a Memoir of Family and Exile explores the story of one of the 732 Polish child survivors of wartime Soviet deportatio ...

ISBN 9780864739681
Release Date 3 October 2014 by Victoria University Press
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The Critic's Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings 1971-2013
 

The Critic's Part: Wystan Curnow Art Writings 1971-2013 (Hardback)

By Curnow, Wystan; Edited by Barton, Christina; Leonard, Robert; With Sleigh, Thomasin

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Wystan Curnow is New Zealand's longest-serving and, arguably, most important art critic. This edited collection brings together a selection of his art writings from 1971 to 2013 to provide the first comprehensive overview of his practice. Selectively drawing on his considerable o ...

ISBN 9780864739322
Published 5 September 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
  

Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Templeton, Hugh

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Sir Carl Berendsen (1890-1973) was the founder of New Zealand foreign policy. He was a dynamic thinker, a gifted writer, an outstanding administrator and a considerable orator. Few civil servants before or since have addressed both Cabinet and Parliament; few have made or been in ...

ISBN 9780864735843
Published 6 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
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Bloodclot
  

Bloodclot (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Avia, Tusiata

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Blending Samoan oral tradition and myths with the author's own life, this provocative, confrontational collection of poetry explores the experience of living in the South Pacific.

ISBN 9780864735935
Published 6 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
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The Angel's Cut
  

The Angel's Cut (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Knox, Elizabeth

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Boomtown Los Angeles, 1929: the movies have burst into song and speech, and aircraft into the skies at speed. Into this world comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, with his German passport and his broken heart, determined only to go on living in the air. What does it take to ...

ISBN 9780864736000
Published 5 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
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Jungle Rock Blues
  

Jungle Rock Blues (Paperback)

By Cox, Nigel

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Raised by gorillas in the wild jungles of New Zealand, scarred in battles with vicious giant wetas, seduced by a beautiful young scientist, discovered by Memphis record producer Sam Phillips and adored by millions the dirt-to-dreams life story of Caliban is as legendary as his 30 ...

ISBN 9780864736444
Published 2 September 2011 by Victoria University Press
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The Catastrophe
  

The Catastrophe (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Wedde, Ian

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Christopher Hare, one of the world's top food writers, has travelled to the best restaurants in the most exotic locations, with the chic dining companion known to readers as 'The Glace'. But, in the new mood of austerity ushered in by the credit crunch, will the world still be in ...

ISBN 9780864736475
Published 5 August 2011 by Victoria University Press
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The Hill of Wool
  

The Hill of Wool (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bornholdt, Jenny

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The Hill of Wool is a book about memories. Some memories live in families. Some are inspired by rediscovered children's songs and stories. Others are triggered by chance encounters with old boyfriends. Sometimes personal and lyrical, sometimes jagged and strange like untamed chil ...

ISBN 9780864736529
Published 1 July 2012 by Victoria University Press
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