New Zealand's London: A Colony and Its Metropolis by Felicity Barnes

By Felicity Barnes

An remarkable and bold contribution to New Zealand and imperial history... Barnes’ research of the dynamic courting among colony and city is compelling and sophisticated... A considerate reconsideration of a cultural prior New Zealanders have usually disowned . . . - heritage Australia, Vol 12, 1, 2015

A significant contribution to scholarship that are meant to stay a touchstone for future years. Its good fortune is either a testomony to the possibility of an expertly accomplished doctoral examine and facts of an important rising voice in Australasian cultural heritage. - Australian old reviews, forty four, 2, 2013

An formidable ebook, tackling huge questions throughout hemispheres and an extended century. Felicity Barnes pulls it off. - magazine of NZ experiences, June 2014

Antipodean squaddies and writers, meat carcasses and moa, British movies and Kiwi travelers: during the last one hundred fifty years, all of those humans, issues and concepts have long gone from side to side from New Zealand to London to aid outline, and redefine, the connection among this nation and the colonial centre.

In New Zealand’s London, increased from an award-winning PhD thesis from the college of Auckland, Felicity Barnes explores ‘a colony and its city’ from Wakefield to The Wombles. by means of concentrating on specific topics - from agricultural advertising and marketing to expatriate writers - Barnes develops a bigger tale approximately colonial and nationwide id.

New Zealand’s London is already being hailed as a landmark paintings of old writing at the improvement of our culture.

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