Books

Dorothy Page
This is a book about issues, about personalities, about women's history and about women's struggle for equality.... [+]
Charlotte Macdonald (ed)
The struggle for women’s rights is traced in newspaper columns, pamphlets and academic articles from the suffrage movement of the 1880s to 1993 – the centenary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand... [+]
Barbara Brookes (ed) | Charlotte Macdonald (ed) | Margaret Tennant (ed)
Expanding the scope of Women in History, this book reaches into the twentieth century, exploring such topics as the status of Māori women, domestic work, rural life, delinquency and wartime work.... [+]
W. J. Gardner
The break-up of the Cheviot Estate, a symbol of vast and impregnable wealth, signalled radical change in late nineteenth century New Zealand. This story, brilliantly told, represents local history at ... [+]
Bridget Williams (ed) | Charlotte Macdonald (ed) | Merimeri Penfold (ed)
This biographical dictionary has been acclaimed as a groundbreaking reference work in women’s history. Over 300 lives are documented.... [+]
Charlotte Macdonald
Drawing on the records of working women who migrated to New Zealand in the nineteenth century, this book tells a different history about class and gender.... [+]
Ann Beaglehole
The children of prewar European immigrants to New Zealand were caught between the past (‘always remember’) and the future (‘start from now’). An insightful account of growing up in the late tw... [+]
John E. Martin
The rural world was changing fast in the late nineteenth century, endangering the livelihoods of farm labourers, shearers, musterers and other country workers. This book documents their history.... [+]
Judith Binney | Judith Bassett | Erik Olssen
A visual history of a hundred years settlement in New Zealand, this book tells the story of two communities, Māori and Pākehā. Richly illustrated with paintings, maps and photographs.... [+]
Margaret Tennant
In this carefully researched, challenging work, Margaret Tennant tells the history of welfare provision in New Zealand.... [+]

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