Heartlands : New Zealand Historians Write About Where History Happened

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New Zealand's leading historians write about their favourite historic places - where, for them, the past comes alive. Special moments in our history are linked with their own personal memories and the physical presence of these places today. To name just a few: Anne Salmond, Erik Olssen, Jock Phillips, John Wilson, Ian McGibbon.
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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 155 x 230mm
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Illustrations, map
  • 0143019929
  • 9780143019923

Table of contents

Preface; Contributors; Introduction Place, Heritage and Identity KYNAN GENTRY; Ohinemutu: Seed of the Pacific PAUL TAPSELL; The Island of My Heart and Dreams: Stewart Island JOHN WILSON; Myth and Monument: History and Petone Beach HELEN McCRACKEN; Wanganui: War Memorial Capital of the World JOCK PHILLIPS; In the Footsteps of the New Zealanders: Gallipoli IAN McGIBBON; Tides of History: Oamaru Harbour GAVIN MCLEAN; Cape Kidnappers: A Sanctuary for More Than Gannets KYNAN GENTRY; Ancestral Places ANNE SALMOND; Dunedin: No Mean City ERIK OLSSEN; Imagining Lambton Quay BEN SCHRADER; Hoteo to Sacred Hill, Tutira and Central: In Search of the Grass Roots of New Zealand History TOM BROOKING; Journeys and Stores: Waiuta in Mind TONY NIGHTINGALE; The 'Lung' of the Capital: The Basin Reserve MICHAEL KELLY; From Wasteland to Playground: Bottle Lake Forest Park KATIE PICKLES; 'A Tangi out the Coast': Puniho Pa, Taranaki ASHLEY SPICE (MORGAN); Endnotes; Index
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