Have you been inspired and want to learn more about topics explored at the Auckland Museum? Come and visit the Museum Library and read more about them.
Browse the latest book arrivals from February 2017, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.
These include new titles such as Jenny Haworth’s exploration of Auckland Then and Now, and Terry Moyle’s Art Deco New Zealand : An Illustrated Guide. Recent photography monographs include The Shops by Steve Braunias & Peter Black, Show Time : The A&P Show for all New Zealanders by Stephen Robinson and Simon Devitt's Rannoch.
Environmental issues are discussed in No Place to Hide : Climate Change : a short introduction for New Zealanders by Jim Flynn and Protecting Paradise : 1080 and the Fight to Save New Zealand's Wildlife by Dave Hansford. Recent books around military history include The Great War and the British Empire : Culture and Society edited by Michael J.K. Walsh and Andrekos Varnava, and After the War : The RSA in New Zealand by Stephen Clarke.
New perspectives on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi are found in The Treaty on the Ground : Where we are headed, and why it matters edited by Rachael Bell [et al] and Carwyn Jones’ New Treaty, New Tradition : Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law, and some recent books on Pacific arts include Unwrapping Tongan barkcloth : Encounters, Creativity and Female Agency by Fanny Wonu Veys and Cook Islands Art & Architecture edited by Rod Dixon, Linda Crowl, and Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe.