New Zealand Society at War by Steven Loveridge

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The social history of First World War New Zealand is a multifaceted subject, the result of a conflict which, more or less, involved entire societies. James Belich once argued that in New Zealand the ‘grand themes of world history are often played out more rapidly, more separately, and therefore more discernibly than elsewhere’, and this is certainly applicable to the Great War. This book conveys some of the complexities of a small land in a world war, by examining individual facets of New Zealand society.
 

About Steven Loveridge

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Dr Steven Loveridge was born and raised in New Zealand, resides in Wellington, and spends altogether too much time in the past. He graduated with a PhD in history from Victoria University of Wellington, has taught courses on the First World War, and has written several scholarly publications on aspects of New Zealand's experience of the war.
 
Published August 1, 2017 by Victoria University Press. 416 pages
Genres: History, War.

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