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A blighted fame : George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life

Author: Helen Riddiford
Publisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The biography of George Evans, scholar, lawyer, editor, politician, and one of the founders of New Zealand (for whom Evans Bay in Wellington is named). It covers his early life in England, his involvement with the New Zealand Company, and his time in Wellington, New Zealand, and Victoria, Australia"--Publisher information.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George S Evans
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Riddiford
ISBN: 9780864738967 086473896X
OCLC Number: 884334103
Description: xix, 503 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: England 1802-1839 --
Part 2: Wellington 1840-1844 --
Part 3: England and Wellington 1845-1852 --
Part 4: Melbourne and Wellington 1853-1868.
Responsibility: Helen Riddiford.

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George Samuel Evans was bred to pursue the goals of civil and religious liberty. A hard-working advocate for parliamentary and colonial reform, his path led eventually to New Zealand, a colony of  Read more...

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