New PDF release: Creating a New Society

By G.A. Wood

"Creating a brand new Society" includes annotated extracts of mid-nineteenth century courses, culled from the vast holdings of the Hocken Library, considered one of New Zealand's major study libraries. It offers an image of lifestyles in mid-Victorian colonial New Zealand: future health, schooling, care of the destitute, specifications for emigrants, arguments over land payment, and vigorous politics.

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