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Museum Library

New books in the Library

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.

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Browse the latest book arrivals from June 2017, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.

Explore what it means to be a New Zealander in Turangawaewae : Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand, edited by Trudie Cain, Ella Kahu, and Richard Shaw, and others’ stories in A Barry Brickell Reader : Selected 'Wrertings', Meditations, Outbursts, Decrees and Diversions edited by Gregory O'Brien, Susannah Grant’s Windows on a Women's World : the Dominican Sisters of Aotearoa New Zealand, and With a suitcase of Saris : from India to Aotearoa : Stories of Pioneer Indian Women, by their daughters & granddaughters, compiled by Vasanti Unka.

Army Fundamentals : From Making Soldiers to the Limits of the Military Instrument is discussed in a new book edited by B.K. Greener, and R.D. Crosby looks at The Musket Wars : A History of Inter-iwi conflict, 1806-1845. Other new books of interest include The Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism, edited by Edward Cavanagh and Lorenzo Veracini, and Science in the Archives : Pasts, Presents, Futures, edited by Lorraine Daston.

These books are reference-use only for the public, but can be browsed and enjoyed in the Library Reading Room on the second floor.


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