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Some mythical pakeha, Paul Spoonley

Inventing New Zealand. Everyday Myths of Pakeha Identity  Claudia Bell Penguin, $29.95 ISBN 0140244964 The last decades have been the final unravelling of the great empires that marked the beginning of the century, both capitalist and communist, and of the…
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Making their marx? Piet de Jong

Putting our Town on the Map: Local Claims to Fame in New Zealand  Claudia Bell and John Loyal HarperCollins, $39.95 ISBN 1869501837 What a great subject for a book: a breezy study of the marketing campaigns, slogans, symbols and signs…
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