Books

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.... [+]
Erik Olssen | Judith Bassett | Judith Binney
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.... [+]
David Thomson
The future of the welfare state is under question today, as it was in 1991. The contention here is that welfare has shifted over the years to benefit an ageing generation, at the cost of the young.... [+]
Ann Beaglehole
Ann Beaglehole traces the experiences of European refugees who arrived in New Zealand in the 1930s. Based on interviews, this is the first book to document the lives of a generation who made a remarka... [+]
Barbara Brookes (ed) | Charlotte Macdonald (ed) | Margaret Tennant (ed)
Looking at Pākehā women’s lives a century or more ago, these essays open up discussion on women’s history.... [+]

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