The Resource A history of New Zealand women, Barbara Brookes

A history of New Zealand women, Barbara Brookes

Label
A history of New Zealand women
Title
A history of New Zealand women
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Brookes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A comprehensive history of New Zealand seen through a female lens. Brookes argues that while European men erected the political scaffolding to create a small nation, women created the infrastructure necessary for colonial society to succeed. Concepts of home, marriage and family brought by settler women, and integral to the developing state, transformed the lives of Māori women. The small scale of New Zealand society facilitated rapid change so that, by the twenty-first century, women are no longer defined by family contexts. Barbara Brookes traces the factors that drove that change." --Publisher information
Awards note
Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, Illustrated Non-Fiction Award Winner 2017.
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
305.40993
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A history of New Zealand women, Barbara Brookes
Label
A history of New Zealand women, Barbara Brookes
Publication
Related Contributor
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Origins, traditions and 'civilisation': before 1814 -- 2. A civilising mission: 1814-1866 -- 3. Settling Pākehā families, unsettling whānau: 1850s-1860s -- 4. War, gold and dispossession: 1860s-1880s -- 5. The quest for citizenship: 1885-1890s -- 6. New expectations for a new century: 1900-1919 -- 7. Motherhood, morality and a voice for women in the interwar years: 1919-1940 -- 8. The 'modern woman' of the interwar years: 1919-1940 -- 9. On the home front: from dependence to independence: 1939-1951 -- 10. Suburbia: expansiveness and confinement: 1950s-1960s -- 11. Decade of discovery: 1967-1977 -- 12. Into the corridors of power: 1977-1986 -- 13. Reckoning with women: 1984-1990s -- 14. Shaping the new millennium: 2000-2015
Control code
16186709
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
554 pages
Isbn
9780908321452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour)
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1760179
  • (Nz)16186709
  • (OCoLC)936372906

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