Archive for November, 2012

Rev. Samuel Marsden, Satan, and respectability of character in New South Wales and New Zealand

Rev. Samuel Marsden, Satan, and respectability of character in New South Wales and New Zealand

A New Zealand Studies Network (UK and Ireland) seminar Friday 30th November 6 p.m. Room  255  Birkbeck University, Malet Street, London   The years 1817-23 were very troubling for Samuel Marsden both in New Zealand and New South Wales. In New South…

A Social Constructivist Approach to the Study of Personal Motor Transport, especially the Motor Cycle, in New Zealand, 1895-1915

A Social Constructivist Approach to the Study of Personal Motor Transport, especially the Motor Cycle, in New Zealand, 1895-1915

Reg Eyre, 2012 Abstract of Research This is the abstract dissertation or Reg Eyre who has just completed it at Birkbeck University, London. Purpose This research explores how the use of a social constructivist approach to technology using a sociotechnological…

Peter Brunt and Nicholas Thomas – Art in Oceania: A New History

Peter Brunt and Nicholas Thomas – Art in Oceania: A New History

Peter Brunt and Nicholas Thomas – Art in Oceania: A New History, Thames & Hudson, 2012, 536pp, £60. This is a magnificent book. The editors have brought together a team of expert contributors from New Zealand and the United Kingdom…