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Rough on Women: Abortion in 19th-Century New Zealand
 

Rough on Women: Abortion in 19th-Century New Zealand (Paperback)

By Sparrow, Margaret

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Stories of abortion in 19th-century New Zealand, from newspaper accounts, court records and coroner's reports"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780864739360
Published 4 July 2014 by Victoria University Press
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The New Zealand CPI at 100: History and Interpretation
 

The New Zealand CPI at 100: History and Interpretation (Paperback)

Edited by Forbes, Sharleen; Victorio, Antong

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Very few New Zealanders have lives unaffected by the Consumers Price Index, or CPI. It is used by the New Zealand government to adjust student allowances, welfare benefits and superannuation; by the Reserve Bank to guide monetary policy; by the old Court of Arbitration, and by em ...

ISBN 9780864739667
Published 4 July 2014 by Victoria University Press
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The Red Queen
 

The Red Queen (Paperback)

By Bowker-Wright, Gemma

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'It's the first time in forty years. There are snow scenes from all around New Zealand--snow-covered houses, playgrounds, a group of children sliding down a hill on signs, the bucket fountain on Cuba Street lightly dusted.' In her first collection of stories, Gemma Bowker-Wright ...

ISBN 9780864739209
Published 4 July 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Empty Bones: And Other Stories
 

Empty Bones: And Other Stories (Paperback)

By Dukes, Breton

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Empty Bones is weightlifting, infidelity, drunk driving, facelifts and childbirth - it's a family and their weekend reunion. It is Lisbon to Madrid on the night train and Auckland to Wellington on a motorbike. It is the end, the beginning and the gristly in between. Empty Bones i ...

ISBN 9780864739186
Published 2 May 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Incomplete Works
 

Incomplete Works (Paperback)

By Horrocks, Dylan

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Daydreams, fantasy, true love, and procrastination feature strongly in this selection of Dylan Horrocks's shorter comics running from 1986 to 2012. It is both the chronicle of an age and a portrait of one man's heroic struggle to get some work done.

ISBN 9780864739223
Published 7 March 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Tough
 

Tough (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Head, Amy

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Men wake floating in their tents as a river scales its banks. Four girls gather around a Ouija board as a boy crouches at a window. A woman visits the man who took her prisoner as a girl. A boy decides to become a sinner as he tramps out of Reefton in the last of daylight. The re ...

ISBN 9780864738936
Published 7 June 2013 by Victoria University Press
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Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories
  

Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories (Paperback)

By Cochrane, Geoff

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Geoff Cochrane is the author of numerous highly regarded collections of poems and two novels. In 2009 he was awarded the Janet Frame Prize for Poetry, and in 2010 the inaugural Nigel Cox Unity Books Award. Astonished Dice collects his two slim volumes of short stories, originally ...

ISBN 9780864739216
Release Date 1 August 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Reform
  

Reform (Paperback)

By Palmer, Geoffrey

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ISBN 9780864739742
Published 2 May 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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