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A sort of conscience : the Wakefields

Author: Philip Temple
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At once notorious and visionary, Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his brothers played a key but controversial role in the early British settlement of New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Once famed as New Zealand's 'Founding Fathers', they have since become the arch-villains of all post-colonial scenarios of the past. Philip Temple, deciding that neither myth made good historical sense, saw that, astonishingly, there was
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Wakefield family.; Edward Gibbon Wakefield; Edward Gibbon Wakefield; Wakefield family.; Edward Gibbon Wakefield; Wakefield, Familie
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Temple
ISBN: 1869402766 9781869402761
OCLC Number: 51768866
Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards Biography Award, 2003
Description: 584 pages, [16] pages of plates : genealogical table, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Philip Temple.
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