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            The Story of a Treaty
              

            The Story of a Treaty (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Orange, Claudia

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            In constant use for over twenty years, a new generation will benefit from this long-awaited new edition of New Zealands most accessible introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi. Popular with students and general readers, this lively short history is drawn from Claudia Oranges exten...sive and award-winning writing about this key document. New material brings the narrative up to date, while a richer range of illustrations and full-colour design ensures The Story of a Treaty will remain an authoritative introduction into the future.
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            ISBN 9781927131442
            Published NZ 15 Feb 2013
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

            I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (Paperback, Young Readers Edition)

            By Yousafzai, Malala; Lamb, Christina

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            The bestselling memoir of NOBEL PRIZE winner, Malala Yousafzai, the school girl who stood up to the Taliban. I AM MALALA inspired the acclaimed new film HE NAMED ME MALALA, directed by Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim.

            ISBN 9781474602112
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2015
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            One Bright Moon

            One Bright Moon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kwong, Andrew

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            From famine to freedom, how a young boy fled Chairman Mao's China to a new life in Australia Andrew Kwong was only eight when he witnessed his first execution. The desperate scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his fervour as a revolutionary in Mao's new China. Ye...t he knew if he devoted himself to the Party and its Chairman he would be saved. That's what his teacher told him. Months later, it was his own father on trial. This time the sentence was banishment to a re-education camp, not death. Yet it left the family tainted, despised, and with few means of survival during the terrible years of persecution and famine known as the Great Leap Forward. Escape seemed the only solution, and it would be twelve-year-old Andrew who undertook the perilous journey first. This is the poignant, resonant story of a young boy's awakening - to survival, education, fulfilment, and eventually to a new life of freedom in Australia.
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            ISBN 9781460758625
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated

            Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Knox, Malcolm

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            Why did the sacking of rugby player Israel Folau over his social media posts become one of the nation's most polarizing controversies? How could one man's religious views activate so many people in modern Australia? And what does the sides people found themselves on tell us about... the kind of country we've become? Starting with this striking incident, triple Walkley Award winning journalist Malcolm Knox paints a vivid portrait of the divisions that underlie our recent history, from marriage equality to the covid lockdown. He shows how free speech has become the new flashpoint of the 'culture wars', and how it remains our deepest national faultline.
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            ISBN 9781760856144
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
             

            The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X (Hardback)

            By Payne, Les; Payne, Tamara

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              5 Jan 21

            An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author's interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative. Les Payne, the renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, embarked in 1990 on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to intervie...w anyone he could find who had actually known Malcolm X - all living siblings of the Malcolm Little family, classmates, friends, cellmates, Nation of Islam figures, FBI moles and cops, and political leaders around the world. His goal was ambitious: to transform what would become hundreds of hours of interviews into an unprecedented portrait of Malcolm X, one that would separate fact from fiction. The result is this historic biography that conjures a never-before-seen world of its protagonist, a work whose title is inspired by a phrase Malcolm X used when he saw his followers in Hartford, Connecticut, stir with purpose, as if the dead were truly arising, to overcome the obstacles of racism. Setting Malcolm's life not only within the Nation of Islam but against the larger backdrop of American history, the book traces the life of one of the twentieth century's most politically relevant figures from street criminal to devoted moralist and revolutionary. With a biographer's unwavering determination, Payne corrects the historical record and delivers extraordinary revelations - from the unmasking of the mysterious NOI founder Fard Muhammad, who preceded Elijah Muhammad; to a hair-raising scene, conveyed in cinematic detail, of Malcolm and Minister Jeremiah X Shabazz's 1961 clandestine meeting with the KKK; to a minute-by-minute account of Malcolm X's murder at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem in 1965. Introduced by Payne's daughter and primary researcher, Tamara Payne, who, following her father's death, heroically completed the biography, The Dead Are Arising is a penetrating and riveting work that affirms the centrality of Malcolm X to the African American freedom struggle.
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            ISBN 9780241503034
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness

            The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colourblindness (Paperback)

            By Alexander, Michelle

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            Once in a great while a book comes along that radically changes our understanding of a crucial political issue and helps to fuel a social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander offers a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like sys...tem in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status, denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights movement. Challenging the notion that the election of Barack Obama signalled a new era of colourblindness in the United States, The New Jim Crow reveals how racial discrimination was not ended but merely redesigned. By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of colour, the American criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control, relegating millions to a permanent second-class status even as it formally adheres to the principle of colourblindness. A searing call to action for everyone concerned with social justice, The New Jim Crow is one of the most important books about race in the 21st century.
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            ISBN 9780141990675
            Released NZ 6 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            She Speaks: Women's Speeches That Changed the World, from Pankhurst to Greta

            She Speaks: Women's Speeches That Changed the World, from Pankhurst to Greta (Paperback, Main)

            By Cooper, Yvette

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            A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg.

            ISBN 9781786499943
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots

            Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots (Hardback)

            By Jerkins, Morgan

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            One of the smartest young writers of her generation. -Book Riot From the acclaimed cultural critic and New York Times bestselling author of This Will Be My Undoing-a writer whom Roxane Gay has hailed as a force to be reckoned with -comes this powerful story of her journey to unde...rstand her northern and southern roots, the Great Migration, and the displacement of black people across America. Between 1916 and 1970, six million black Americans left their rural homes in the South for jobs in cities in the North, West, and Midwest in a movement known as The Great Migration. But while this event transformed the complexion of America and provided black people with new economic opportunities, it also disconnected them from their roots, their land, and their sense of identity, argues Morgan Jenkins. In this fascinating and deeply personal exploration, she recreates her ancestors' journeys across America, following the migratory routes they took from Georgia and South Carolina to Louisiana, Oklahoma, and California. Following in their footsteps, Jenkins seeks to understand not only her own past, but the lineage of an entire group of people who have been displaced, disenfranchised, and disrespected throughout our history. Through interviews, photos, and hundreds of pages of transcription, Jenkins braids the loose threads of her family's oral histories with the insights and recollections of black people she met along the way-the tissue of black myths, customs, and blood that connect the bones of American history. Incisive and illuminating, Wandering in Strange Lands is a timely and enthralling look at America's past and present, one family's legacy, and a young black woman's life, filtered through her sharp and curious eyes.
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            ISBN 9780062873040
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Bible & Treaty: Missionaries Among the Maori-A New Perspective
              

            Bible & Treaty: Missionaries Among the Maori-A New Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Newman, Keith

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            Bible & Treaty is a complex and colourful adventure of faith, bravery, perseverance and betrayal that seeks to recover lost connections in the story of modern New Zealand bringing a fresh perspective to the missionary story.

            ISBN 9780143204084
            Published NZ 28 Jun 2010
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Education of an Idealist

            The Education of an Idealist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Power, Samantha

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            An intimate and powerful memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winner and former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power.

            ISBN 9780008274917
            Released NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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