From the women who arrived on the first waka through waves of feminism to the song-bird Lorde, University of Otago historian Barbara Brookes applies a female lens to our past in her new book. European men, she argues, provided the political scaffolding for the new colony but it was women who built the all-necessary infrastructure. The result of three decades of scholarly investigation, A History of New Zealand Women is a richly textured and lively narrative of high achievers.
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