Books

Barbara Brookes (ed)
These lively essays edited by Barbara Brookes bring together historical research and social analysis to examine many aspects of the New Zealand home – work, domesticity, leisure, style and even the ... [+]
Alan Ward
$34.99
The history behind the claims arising from the Treaty of Waitangi. Ward’s account reveals a treaty made and then repeatedly breached. The impact of the past upon the present has rarely been analysed... [+]
Trevor Richards
$39.99
The Springbok tour of 1981 is writ large in New Zealand’s history. This is the story of how the New Zealand people confronted the government and the New Zealand Rugby Football Union and won.... [+]
Charlotte Macdonald (ed) | Frances Porter (ed)
A portrait of 'life as it happens' for both Māori and Pākehā women in nineteenth-century New Zealand.... [+]
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.... [+]

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