The Resource Our people, our century : 1900-2000, Paul Smith & Louise Callan

Our people, our century : 1900-2000, Paul Smith & Louise Callan

Label
Our people, our century : 1900-2000
Title
Our people, our century
Title remainder
1900-2000
Statement of responsibility
Paul Smith & Louise Callan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"... a compelling chronicle of New Zealand's passage from the beginning of the 20th century to the start of a new millennium. It is a story of the people who experienced and shaped the events of an emerging nation, from the harsh settler society of 1900 to the familiar themes of life in the 1990s. This richly illustrated book evokes the spirit of each decade -- the glittering Twenties and swinging Sixties ; the Depression and deliverance of the Thirties and the protesting voices of the Seventies -- all brought to life through evocative images and widely researched text ... The recurring themes of poverty and materialism, political intervention and laissez-faire, the search for redress by Maori, the struggle of migrants, freedoms found and lost, seem to bring us back to the beginning and the questions first asked as we set out on this 100 year journey. "Our people, our century" is a social history in which both the voices of the powerful and the obscure offer their perspectives ... Interweaved through the events and issues of the century are the stories from families featured in the TV ONE series "Our people, our century". Their voices are an intimate contrast to the nation's story ..." -- Inside front cover
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
  • 993.03
  • 993.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Our people, our century : 1900-2000, Paul Smith & Louise Callan
Label
Our people, our century : 1900-2000, Paul Smith & Louise Callan
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Interweaved through the events and issues of the century are the stories from families featured in the TV One series Our people, our century" -- Dust jacket flap
  • "One, NZ on Air."
  • Davey Bequest
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic images
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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Dimensions
30 cm.
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Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781869587161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Includes "Opposing voices from the Waihi Goldminer's strike"
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS91546
  • (HAP)OLD311717
  • 311717

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