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Dance of the peacocks : New Zealanders in exile in the time of Hitler and Mao Tse-tung

Author: James McNeish
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Vintage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a story based on letters and diaries and interviews in several countries. It is the story of a group of Rhodes scholars, five young men - James Bertram, Geoffrey Cox, Dan Davin, Ian Milner, John Mulgan - caught up in the turmoil of their times: Spain, Hitler's Germany, Greece and North Africa, Eastern Europe, China. They left New Zealand in the thirties for "the dreaming spires" of Oxford. War intervened.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James M Bertram; Geoffrey Cox; Dan Davin; Ian Milner; John Mulgan; James M Bertram; Geoffrey Cox; Dan Davin; Ian Milner; John Mulgan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McNeish
ISBN: 1869415647 9781869415648
OCLC Number: 53472753
Description: 480 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: [James McNeish].

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This title is based on the story of five diverse yet closely connected New Zealanders touched by fate in the time of Hitler and Mao Tse-Tung. It is the story of a group of Rhodes scholars who went to  Read more...

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