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Kelburn, King Dick and the Kelly Gang : Richard Seddon & political patronage

Author: Kevin Bourke
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Hit or Miss Publishing, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new historical study reveals the hidden patronage and interlocking political, business and family interests behind the construction of Wellington's iconic cablecar, the development of the suburb of Kelburn and the establishment and location therein, of the new VIctoria University."--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Richard John Seddon; Robert Stout; Richard John Seddon; Robert Stout
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Bourke
ISBN: 9780473134501 0473134500
OCLC Number: 233030942
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The cablecar --
Kelburn --
Victoria University --
Richard Seddon vs Sir Robert Stout --
The New Zealand Times Company --
Staples and the takeover the New Zealand Times --
The Kelly gang --
The West Coasters in Wellington --
Patronage : the 'right colour' --
Appendices.
Other Titles: Richard Seddon & political patronage
Richard Seddon and political patronage
Responsibility: Kevin Bourke.

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"This new historical study reveals the hidden patronage and interlocking political, business and family interests behind the construction of Wellington's iconic cablecar, the development of the suburb of Kelburn and the establishment and location therein, of the new VIctoria University."--P. [4] of cover.

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