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Open letters, Tim Beaglehole

Dear Peggy: Letters to Margaret Garland from her New Zealand Friends Peter and Dianne Beatson (ed) Sociology Department, Massey University $35.00 ISBN 0 95836254 8 Peggy Garland came out to Wellington in 1947 with a young family and an unsatisfactory,…
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A slight angle to the universe, David Eggleton

The Arts in Aotearoa New Zealand Peter Beatson and Diane Beatson Sociology Department, Massey University, $59.95, ISBN 0 908665 83 0 Another 100 New Zealand Artists Warwick Brown Godwit, $75.00, ISBN 0 908877 74 9 Hotere — out the black…
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Imported and adapted, Gavin McLean

The Chapman Legal Family Peter Spiller, Victoria University Press, $39.95 Waikato law professor Peter Spiller’s book examines the legal careers of Henry Samuel Chapman and his two sons, Frederick, the first New Zealand-born Supreme Court judge, and Martin, founder of…
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Posted in Biography, History, Non-fiction, Review
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