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Forthcoming Books

 

lives of objects cover imageThe Lives of Colonial Objects

Edited by Annabel Cooper, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla

• Sumptuous design in full colour

• Written for a general audience

• Intriguing stories

Paperback with wide flaps, full colour, 255 x 225 mm, 376 pp
ISBN 978-1-927322-02-4, $50
IN-STORE: JULY 2015

 

cover image LenihanFrom Alba to Aotearoa
Profiling New Zealand’s Scots migrants 1840–1920

Rebecca Lenihan

• First detailed analysis of the origins of NZ’s Scots migrants

• Invaluable to genealogists, researchers

Paperback, 150 x 230 mm, 316 pp, ISBN 978-1-877578-79-3, $45
IN-STORE: JUNE 2015

 

hocken cover imageHocken
Prince of Collectors

Donald Kerr

• Rich history of one of NZ’s most important early book collectors

• Meticulously researched

• Companion volume to Amassing Treasures for All Times: Sir George Grey

Jacketed hardback, 155 x 240 mm, 424 pp & 40 pp photos, ISBN 978-1-877578-66-3, $60
IN-STORE: MAY 2015

 

mccarthy cover imageMigration, Ethnicity, and Madness
New Zealand 1860–1910

Angela McCarthy

• Scholarly study illuminating differences between 19th-century asylums in UK and NZ

• Sources include asylum records, patient jourmals

Paperback, 156 x 234 mm, 248 pp, ISBN 978-1-927322-00-0, $45
IN-STORE: MAY 2015

 

Taking My Mother to the Opera

Diane Brown

• A delightfully entertaining poetic memoir

• Bitter-sweet vignettes of quintessential 1950s New Zealand

• Gift-book presentation (hb, ribbon marker)

Hardback, 150 x 230 mm, 144 pp approx
ISBN 978-1-927322-15-4, $29.95

IN-STORE: OCT 2015

 

deed coverUnearthly Landscapes
NZ’s early cemeteries, churchyards and urupā

Stephen Deed

• Fascinating stories of death and burial

• 200 colour photos

• Beautifully written for a general audience

Paperback, 200 x 235 mm, 256 pp approx, ISBN 978-1-927322-18-5, $50
IN-STORE: NOV 2015

 

gunn cover imageSexual Cultures in Aotearoa NZ Education

Edited by Alexandra C. Gunn and Lee A. Smith

• Essential reading for educators

• A ‘call to action’ for inclusive teaching that supports sexual and gender diversity

Paperback, 150 x 230 mm, 256 pp approx.
ISBN 978-1-877578-68-7, $45

IN-STORE: DEC 2015

 

mark cover imageStanding My Ground
A voice for nature conservation

Alan F. Mark

• Inspiring life story of a passionate conservationist

• Dozens of photos

Paperback, 150 x 230 mm, 284 pp
ISBN 978-1-927322-04-8, $45

IN-STORE: SEPT 2015

 

neale cover imageTender Machines

Emma Neale

A brand-new collection from an award-winning poet

Paperback, 160 x 230 mm, 80 pp approx.
ISBN 978-1-927322-34-5, $25

IN-STORE: JULY 2015

 

reeve cover imageGeneration Kitchen

Richard Reeve

A brand-new collection from an award-winning poet

Paperback, 150 x 220 mm, 64 pp
ISBN 978-1-877578-92-2, $25

IN-STORE: JULY 2015

 

signal cover imagePromoting Health in Aotearoa NZ

Edited by Louise Signal and Mihi Ratima

• First NZ text on health promotion

• Essential for health policy makers and practitioners

Paperback, 150 x 230 mm, 256 pp approx.
ISBN 978-1-877578-82-3, $45

IN-STORE: AUGUST 2015

 

thomas cover imageArtefacts of Encounter
Pacific voyages and museum histories

Edited by Nicholas Thomas, Julie Adams, Billie Lythberg, Maia Nuku, Amiria Salmond
Photographs by Gwil Owen

• Hundreds of sumptuous photographs of Cook voyage artefacts

• Cutting-edge scholarship

• Large-format jacketed hardback

Hardback, 275 x 285 mm, 364 pp approx
ISBN 978-1-877578-69-4, $70

IN-STORE: DEC 2015