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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The book has no dust jacket. The cover has light surface rubbing in places. The rest of the book has no faults. The pages are clean and bright.

The dimensions: 209 x 282 mm
Pages: 270
Publisher: John McIndoe
Publication date: 1984 first edition


A History of Otago
By Erik Olssen


In the Beginning
The Ngaitahu & the Pakeha
The Pakeha Tribe
Te Rauparaha, the Ngaitahu, & Christianity

Murihiku & a Godly Experiment
-Arrival & the New Society
-The Kirk in the New World

The Redemption of the Promise
-Grain & Grass

Progress in a New World Garden
-Progress in a New World Garden
-Serpents & Ghosts
-The Lean Years & Colonial Nostrums

The Spectre of Class
-The Making of Dunedin's Working Class
-The Remaking of the Working Class

The City Upon the Hills
-The Elite & the Problem of Decline
-Modernisation as an Antidote for Decline
-And Moral Renewal
-A Scientific Morality as the Key to Progress & Order

War, Uncertainty, & Nostalgic Introspection
-The Impact of War & the Crisis of Values
-The Politics of Introspection
-The Persistence of Localism: A Framework for Provincial Introspection
-Provincial Introspection & Historical Consciousness

Years of Sacrifice
-The Unemployed
-Not Everybody Starved
-The Church Militant & Labour
-Ebb Tide

Tradition & Identity
-The Historical Quest for Tradition
-Tradition & Conflicts
-The Literature of Introspection

Only Yesterday
-The Political Economy
-Social Change
-The Land & the People
-Lakes, Dams, & Ecology
-Bibliographical Note


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