A History of New Zealand Women

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Title
Book Author
Brookes, Barbara
Publisher
Bridget Williams Books
Extent
554pp
Format
240 x 170mm
Binding
Paperback
Publication Date
February 2016
Rights Available
World excl New Zealand
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About the Book

This is more than an account of women in New Zealand, from those who arrived on the first waka to the Grammy and Man Booker Prize-winning young women of the current decade. It is a comprehensive history of New Zealand seen through a female lens.

About the Author

Barbara Brookes is a Professor of History at the University of Otago whose research, writing and teaching have contributed significantly to new perspectives on women’s history. Publishing both internationally and in New Zealand, she has co-edited several books on women’s history and on health.