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For New Zealand, World War One was wholly avoidable, wholly unnecessary and almost wholly disastrous. Stevan Eldred-Grigg believes that the enormous cost of the war to our people was way too high and that we still feel the effects of this cost, socially and culturally, today. This is excellent narrative non-fiction, analyzing our history in a very different way to what’s been done before. It’s very accessible, almost chatty but backed up with meticulous research. The author goes against the accepted line and gives us a fascinating look into our social history before, during and just after WW1. Why did we go to the war in Europe? Was the country united in its desire for war? What were the economic and social consequences? What has been the impact on the psyches of NZ’s men? These and many other questions are answered in this fascinating book.

Hardcovered book. As new condition. Published in 2010, 488 pages. Well illustrated.

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