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            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
             

            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            • Pub Date
              18 Aug 20

            Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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            ISBN 9780241410196
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            Waitangi: a Living Treaty: 2019
             

            Waitangi: a Living Treaty: 2019 (Paperback)

            By Wright, Matthew

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day.

            ISBN 9781869539962
            Published NZ 21 Jan 2019
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Nuremberg Trials

            Nuremberg Trials (Paperback)

            By Roland, Paul

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $17.59
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            Providing a definitive account of the most imfamous trials of the last century, this book examines the Nazi atrocities at Nuremberg during the Second World War.

            ISBN 9781848374829
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Native Land Court 1862-1887
             

            Native Land Court 1862-1887 (Paperback)

            By Boast, Richard

            • RRP: $262.50
            • $236.25
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            The Native Land Court 1862-1887: A Historical Study, Cases and Commentary is the first ever authoritative published selection of the Native Land Court's principal decisions. It contains a full introduction explaining the history of the Court and contains over 100 principal cases ...each of which include full text and introductory commentary explaining the case and its significance. It includes cases from all over the country, ranging from the Houhora peninsula in the far North to Ruapuke Island in Fouveaux Strait, and includes such key decisions as the Oakura decision of the Compensation Court, the notorious Heretaunga block in Hawke's Bay, the Chatham Islands cases, and cases relating to the gift of the peaks of what is now Tongariro National Park. It will be of interest to iwi, legal practitioners, and historians and an indispensable reference tool for future work relating to the Native Land Court.
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            ISBN 9780864727657
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2013
            Publisher Brookers
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire
               

            Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire (Hardback)

            By Hickford, Mark

            Through focusing on the political history of New Zealand during its imperial settlement, this book offers a fresh assessment of the history of indigenous property rights. It shows how native title became a constitutional frame within which political authority was formed and conte...sted at the heart of Empire and the colonial peripheries.
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            ISBN 9780199568659
            Released NZ 22 Dec 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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            The Devil in Massachusetts
             

            The Devil in Massachusetts (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Starkey, Marion L.

            • RRP: $47.50
            • $47.50
            • In Stock US

            2019 Reprint of 1950 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. Motivated in part by the question of how the Holocaust could have happened, Starkey delved into the Salem archives to explore the underpinnings of an earlier Am...erican tragedy: the Salem Witch Trials. Working from court records, she created a psychological portrait tracing the development of the event from child fantasies to societal hysteria, eventually publishing in 1949 The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials. Arthur Miller is said to have used this work in his research for The Crucible.
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            ISBN 9781684224104
            Released NZ 9 Nov 2019
            Publisher Martino Fine Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation

            Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Luxenberg, Steve

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $37.99
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            Written . . . with energy, elegance and a heart aching for a world without [segregation]. - James Goodman, New York Times Book Review

            ISBN 9780393357691
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            A New Zealand legal history
             

            A New Zealand legal history (Paperback, 2nd Edition)

            By Spiller, Peter; Finn, Jeremy; Boast, Richard

            • RRP: $90.99
            • $86.44
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            A summary of the major historical themes of New Zealand's legal development.

            ISBN 9780864724182
            Published NZ 31 Dec 2001
            Publisher Thomson Reuters
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Little Book of Crime and Punishment

            The Little Book of Crime and Punishment (Hardback)

            By Halliday, Stephen

            The Little Book of Crime and Punishment is a repository of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about the history of the British criminal justice system. A reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal somethi...ng new about the various forms of punishments;
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            ISBN 9780750952156
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Iowa State Constitution
             

            The Iowa State Constitution (Hardback)

            By Stark, Jack

            • RRP: $295.99
            • $295.99
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            The Iowa State Constitution is the first comprehensive analysis of the Iowa Constitution and its individual provisions. In it, Jack Stark presents a comprehensive overview of Iowa's constitutional historical development and discusses cases of particular importance.

            ISBN 9780199779147
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States
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