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By Sweetman, Rory
This is the first published history of one of New Zealand's oldest secondary schools. Commissioned to mark the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Otago Boys' High School in 1863, this book traces its early tribulations, its growth and development, and its response to the chal...lenges of social and educational change. The author has drawn on a wide range of private and official documents, along with hundreds of personal reminiscences and interviews with former pupils and staff members.Read more
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