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The Maori Collections of the British Museum

The Maori Collections of the British Museum

The British Museum has recently launched an illustrated catalogue of its Maori collections. The catalogue includes a “history of the study of Maori material culture in Britain and New Zealand and a history of the BM collection and how it was acquired”…

The Conductor – Sarah Quigley

The Conductor – Sarah Quigley

New book by Sarah Quigley.  “‘The Conductor’ is a riveting and brilliant blend of fact and fiction. It tells the story of the writing of Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony, its historic and moving performance in besieged Leningrad – and the ambitions…

Stories without End – Judith Binney

Stories without End – Judith Binney

Stories without End: Essays, 1975-2010 by Judith Binney, Bridget Williams Books, 424 pp, £30.00, May 2010, ISBN 978 1 877242 47 2 Read a review of the book on London Review of Books

Encircled Lands – Judith Binney

Encircled Lands – Judith Binney

Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921 by Judith Binney, Bridget Williams Books, 670 pp, May 2009, ISBN 978 1 877242 44 1