Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

In this volume, leading historians reflect on writing about New Zealand's past. They also test how that past is investigated and framed. Their essays tell us much about New Zealand's many pasts and how historians have imagined them, and indicate particular concerns with what the country is now and the current role of history as a discipine within our nation. They ask questions and venture some answers. The introductory essay by the editors surveys the work of historians since the 1980s, while the final essay is based on an interview with Erik Olssen, whose work has been at the forefront of historical research and methodology in the period. In between, a variety of topics are visited and methodologies applied. Running through the volume are two threads: discussions of the limits of national history and the search for new archives and sites of historical enquiry.

Buy Disputed Histories book by Tony Ballantyne from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781877372162
ISBN-10: 1877372161
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Otago University Press
Publisher: Otago University Press
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: New Zealand

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Disputed Histories book by Tony Ballantyne and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Tony Ballantyne

Tony Ballantyne is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Otago. Brian Moloughney is a Lecturer in History at the University of Otago. He is the current editor of the 'New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies' and is an associate editor of the e-journal 'Historiography East & West'.

Books By Author Tony Ballantyne

World Histories from Below by Tony Ballantyne

World Histories from Below

Hardback, September 2016
$126.00
Dream Paris by Tony Ballantyne

Dream Paris

Paperback, September 2015
$14.58
Solaris Rising 3 by Tony Ballantyne

Solaris Rising 3

Paperback, August 2014
$14.58
Empires and the Reach of the Global by Tony Ballantyne

Empires and the Reach of the Global

Paperback, April 2014
$35.99