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Samoa mo Samoa: Black Saturday 1929

Samoa mo Samoa: Black Saturday 1929
  

Michael Field describes what happened on Black Saturday, 28 December 1929, a day that is largely forgotten in New Zealand history but is vividly recalled in Samoa.

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ISBN 9781927277881
Published 27 November 2014 by Bridget Williams Books
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Weig, W.
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ISBN-13 9781927277881
ISBN-10 1927277884
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Bridget Williams Books
Imprint BWB Texts
Publication Date 27 November 2014
International Publication Date 1 November 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Weig, W.
Category History
World History
Australasian & Pacific History
Politics & Government
Demonstrations & Protest Movements
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Samoa
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 50
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Adults / General
Reading Age Adults / General
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 543772

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A large and peaceful pro-independence march along Beach Road in Apia, Samoa. Amidst panic and confusion, New Zealand police open fire with rifles and a machine-gun, killing nine people and wounding fifty. In this BWB Text, Michael Field describes what happened on Black Saturday, 28 December 1929, a day that is largely forgotten in New Zealand history but is vividly recalled in Samoa.

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Author's Bio

Journalist Michael Field has been writing about the Pacific for three decades. He covered the 2000 and 2006 coup in Fiji and was banned by Fiji's military regime in 2007. He is the author of books on Samoa's independence struggle, Fiji's coup, the politics of Pacific nations and, most recently, working conditions on board foreign vessels fishing in New Zealand waters.

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