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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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Issues of shared identity, Peter Beatson

Pakeha: The Quest For Identity in New Zealand Michael King (ed), Penguin Books, Auckland, 1991, $24.95 I came to this book already blooded from a remarkably bad-tempered review by Maurice Shadbolt, in which he variously described the contributors as numb…
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Posted in History, Non-fiction, Review, Sociology
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