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New Zealand Society at War
 

New Zealand Society at War (Paperback)

Edited by Loveridge, Steven

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The social history of First World War New Zealand is a multifaceted subject, the result of a conflict which, more or less, involved entire societies.

ISBN 9781776560608
Published 8 September 2016 by Victoria University Press
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New Zealand Jazz Life
  

New Zealand Jazz Life (Paperback)

By Meehan, Norman

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Drawing on 39 interviews with leading New Zealand jazz musicians, New Zealand Jazz Life is a ground-breaking survey of the vibrant local scene

ISBN 9781776560929
Release Date 8 December 2016 by Victoria University Press
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The Wish Child
 

The Wish Child (Paperback)

By Chidgey, Catherine

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The Wish Child is a profound meditation on the wreckage caused by a corrupt ideology, on the resilience of the human spirit, and on crimes that cannot be undone.

ISBN 9781776560622
Published 10 November 2016 by Victoria University Press
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Sacred Histories in Secular New Zealand
 

Sacred Histories in Secular New Zealand (Paperback)

By Troughton, Geoffrey

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The secular character of New Zealand has become an accepted 'fact' of our time. Nevertheless, Christian organizations and discourses have played an important role in framing New Zealand's life and identity.

ISBN 9781776560950
Published 13 October 2016 by Victoria University Press
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Back with the Human Condition
 

Back with the Human Condition (Paperback)

By Ascroft, Nick

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Love. Work. Death. Complaints. It's the human condition. Whether you wrestle with it, bear it aloft, taste a little schmeck of it on your tongue or pass it along to some other unfortunate, you can't hope to fathom where you came upon it or whether there's a returns policy.

ISBN 9781776560844
Published 13 October 2016 by Victoria University Press
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Cold Water Cure
 

Cold Water Cure (Paperback)

By Orchard, Claire

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"At the heart of Claire Orchard's first poetry collection is Charles Darwin, during the intense period in which he was working on his controversial theory of evolution, On the Origin of Species. His world as traced in his notebooks and letters - his daily habits, his relationship ...

ISBN 9781776560578
Published 10 March 2016 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 2 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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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 2 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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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 6 May 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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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 9 February 2011 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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