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            Imagining Decolonisation
             

            Imagining Decolonisation (Paperback)

            Contributions by Kiddle, Rebecca; Elkington, Bianca; Jackson, Moana; Mercier, Ocean

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            This book sets out the case for decolonisation by illuminating - through anecdotal, real life examples - what decolonisation might look and feel like.

            ISBN 9781988545783
            Published NZ 9 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples
              

            Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Third Edition)

            By Tuhiwai Smith, Professor Linda

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              20 May 21

            Linda Tuhiwai Smith's landmark work on decolonial and indigenous research, thoroughly revised and updated.

            ISBN 9781786998132
            Released NZ 20 May 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

            Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (Hardback)

            By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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            The Haitian revolution began in the French colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in November 1791, and culminated a dozen years later in the proclamation of the world's first independent black republic. Touissant Louverture did more than any other to shape the course of th...is revolution- after the abolition of slavery in 1793, he became the leader of the colony's 500,000 blacks, commander of its republican army and eventually its governor. Treacherously captured by Napoleon's invading army a year later and imprisoned, he ended his days as the revolution's most eminent martyr. Louverture confronted the mighty forces of his age - slavery, settler colonialism, imperial domination, racial hierarchy and European cultural supremacy - and bent them to his implacable will. He was the world's first black superhero. Sudhir Hazareesingh draws on a wealth of archival material, much of it overlooked by previous biographers, to follow every step in Louverture's singular career, to capture his voice and the force of his personality. To a greater extent than any previous biography, Black Spartacus situates Louverture's vision and leadership not solely in the context of events in Europe and imported Enlightenment ideals, but in a world of hybrid slave culture and African and Caribbean influences.
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            ISBN 9780241293812
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Whole Picture: The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it
              

            The Whole Picture: The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it (Paperback)

            By Procter, Alice

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              9 Mar 21

            If you think art history has to be pale, male and stale - think again.

            ISBN 9781788402453
            Released NZ 9 Mar 2021
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
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            The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence
              

            The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Anand, Anita

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            • Pub Date
              6 Apr 21

            The compelling [and] vivid (The New York Times Book Review) true story of a man who claimed to be a survivor of a 1919 British massacre in India, his elaborate twenty-year plan for revenge, and the mix of truth and legend that made him a hero to hundreds of millions. When Sir Mic...hael O'Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, ordered Brigadier General Reginald Dyer to Amritsar, he wanted Dyer to bring the troublesome city to heel. Sir Michael had become increasingly alarmed at the effect Gandhi was having on his province, as well as recent demonstrations, strikes, and shows of Hindu-Muslim unity. All these things, to Sir Michael, were a precursor to a second Indian revolt. What happened next shocked the world. An unauthorized gathering in the Jallianwallah Bagh in Amritsar in April 1919 became the focal point for Sir Michael's law enforcers. Dyer marched his soldiers into the walled public park, blocking the only exit. Then, without issuing any order to disperse, he instructed his men to open fire, turning their guns on the crowd, which numbered in the thousands and included women and children. The soldiers continued firing for ten minutes, stopping only when they ran out of ammunition. According to legend, nineteen-year-old Sikh orphan Udham Singh was injured in the attack, and remained surrounded by the dead and dying until he was able to move the next morning. Then, he supposedly picked up a handful of blood-soaked earth, smeared it across his forehead, and vowed to kill the men responsible. The truth, as the author has discovered, is more complex--but no less dramatic. Award-winning journalist Anita Anand traced Singh's journey through Africa, the United States, and across Europe until, in March 1940, the young man finally arrived in front of O'Dwyer himself in a London hall ready to shoot him down. The Patient Assassin mixes Tom Ripley's con-man-for-all-seasons versatility with Edmond Dantes's persistence (The Wall Street Journal) and reveals the incredible bu
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            ISBN 9781501195716
            Released NZ 6 Apr 2021
            Publisher Scribner Book Company
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            Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
             

            Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (Paperback)

            By Hazareesingh, Sudhir

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            • Pub Date
              4 Nov 21

            The definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero Toussaint Louverture The Haitian Revolution began in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in August 1791, and culminated a dozen years later in the procl...amation of the world's first independent black state. After the abolition of slavery in 1793, Toussaint Louverture, himself a former slave, became the leader of the colony's black population, the commander of its republican army and eventually its governor. During the course of his extraordinary life he confronted some of the dominant forces of his age - slavery, settler colonialism, imperialism and racial hierarchy. Treacherously seized by Napoleon's invading army in 1802, this charismatic figure ended his days, in Wordsworth's phrase, 'the most unhappy man of men', imprisoned in a fortress in France. Black Spartacus draws on a wealth of archival material, much of it overlooked by previous biographers, to follow every step of Louverture's singular journey, from his triumphs against French, Spanish and British troops to his skilful regional diplomacy, his Machiavellian dealings with successive French colonial administrators and his bold promulgation of an autonomous Constitution. Sudhir Hazareesingh shows that Louverture developed his unique vision and leadership not solely in response to imported Enlightenment ideals and revolutionary events in Europe and the Americas, but through a hybrid heritage of fraternal slave organisations, Caribbean mysticism and African political traditions. Above all, Hazareesingh retrieves Louverture's rousing voice and force of personality, making this the most engaging, as well as the most complete, biography to date. After his death in the French fortress, Louverture became a figure of legend, a beacon for slaves across the Atlantic and for generations of European republicans and progressive figures in the Americas. He inspired the anti-slavery campaigner Fre
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            ISBN 9780141985060
            Released NZ 4 Nov 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            Indigenous Peoples within Canada: A Concise History
             

            Indigenous Peoples within Canada: A Concise History (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

            By Dickason, Olive Patricia (Professor Emeritus (Deceased), Professor Emeritus (Deceased), University of Alberta); Newbigging, William

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            The classic text on Indigenous histories, with contemporary updates.

            ISBN 9780199028481
            Released NZ 23 Aug 2018
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            The King's Fool

            The King's Fool (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Binebine, Mahi; Translated by Faccini, Ben

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            A story of corrosive love, loyalty and despotic power at the heart of the Moroccan court.

            ISBN 9780857058256
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            False Start in Paradise: Cook Islands Self-government
               

            False Start in Paradise: Cook Islands Self-government (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Short, Iaveta

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            "After sixty-five years under New Zealand control, the Cook Islands adopted the United Nations push for self-government which it achieved in 1965, led by the enigmatic Albert Henry. But the early promise was left unfulfilled as Henry, attempting to build a self-serving empire, ma...nipulated the political system and used Government funds to stay in power. This led to a major court battle where for the first time a government was overturned by a court decision. It ushered in another enigmatic leader, Sir Tom Davis, who had spent many years in the US with the NASA space programme. Davis changed the direction of the Cook Islands to a liberal, free market, open economy. Decades of political seesawing followed as the Cook Islands tried to right its political and economic boat in the turbulent winds of a tiny democracy. Too often its mishaps and false starts resulted from so much enthusiasm but little knowledge and experience of running a modern democracy. This book is an attempt to record many of the events and people that contributed to this enthralling, difficult and politically turbulent period in the short life of a tiny island democracy."--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780473497576
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            The Whole Picture: The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it
             

            The Whole Picture: The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it (Hardback)

            By Procter, Alice

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            If you think art history has to be pale, male and stale - think again.

            ISBN 9781788401555
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
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