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A landmark publication that takes another look at craft and its broader cultural role
An illustrated history of protest and activism in Aotearoa New Zealand
A comprehensive guide to the objects associated with the voyages of James Cook held at New Zealand's National Museum
A magnificent illustrated history of New Zealand's mountain tourism industry
Twelve dynamic essays by leading New Zealand thinkers mark 125 years since New Zealand won the right to vote
Real Modern tells a vibrant and varied story of real life in this compelling era through images and, above all, objects.
A powerfully human and compelling illustrated history of New Zealand’s war experience.
A powerful book of portraits offering an extraordinary, evocative snapshot of New Zealanders facing the First World War.
Prophecy, empire, and sacrifice – enter the dramatic world of the Aztecs!
This elegant, expert, and utterly up-to-date book contains over 1,500 samples from New Zealand's distinctive vocabulary.
A significant and bold selection from the collections of New Zealand’s national museum. Beautifully illustrated with engaging essays and commentary, both in English and Māori.