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The weight of world wars, 1897-1949 / John Parker.

By: Parker, John, 1939 April 6- [author.].
Contributor(s): Television New Zealand.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Parker, John, Frontier of dreamsStory of New Zealand: Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2005Description: 108 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 1869436822.Uniform titles: Frontier of dreams (Television program) Subject(s): New Zealand -- History -- Children's nonfiction | New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 993
Contents:
New Zealanders fight overseas 1897-1918 -- Dreams and disappointments 1918-1935 -- From cradle to grave 1935-1949.
Summary: The third in a four-volume history of New Zealand from its creation through to the 21st century. Suitable for younger readers as well as for adults, author John Parker has drawn from the wealth of material compiled by New Zealand history specialists and from the television scripts, to cover the major events of this country's history - and some minor curiosities as well.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Non Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Non Fiction 919 COUNTRIES (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2045083
Junior Non Fiction Stratford
Children's
Children's Non Fiction 993 PAR (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00480547
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Follows New Zealand's involvement in world events during the two World Wars, and the shocking events that helped to meld this country into a nation, including Gallipoli through to the beginnings of post-war growth, and from economic depression to the establishment of an internationally admired welfare state. Suggested level: secondary.

Published in association with the TVNZ series 'Frontier of dreams'.

Includes index.

New Zealanders fight overseas 1897-1918 -- Dreams and disappointments 1918-1935 -- From cradle to grave 1935-1949.

The third in a four-volume history of New Zealand from its creation through to the 21st century. Suitable for younger readers as well as for adults, author John Parker has drawn from the wealth of material compiled by New Zealand history specialists and from the television scripts, to cover the major events of this country's history - and some minor curiosities as well.

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