This Is My Place
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This Is My Place Hauraki Contested, 1769-1875 by Paul Monin

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Published by Bridget Williams Books .
Written in English


  • Maori (New Zealand people),
  • Sociology,
  • Islands,
  • Hauraki Gulf,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • New Zealand,
  • Land tenure,
  • Australia & New Zealand - New Zealand,
  • World - Colonial Studies,
  • Area Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8657555M
ISBN 101877242195
ISBN 109781877242199

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This book of women writing about home surprised me with the range and depth and explorations from the authors. Most of the essays are meaty and rich. Some are soft and poignant. Home may be a house or an attitude, a place to leave or to yearn for, a refuge or a prison. The authors hold my hand and open doors inaccessible to me.5/5(25). My Place, the classic Australian picture book, is a ‘time machine’ which takes the reader back into the past. It depicts the history of one particular piece of land in Sydney from to through the stories of the various children who have lived there. This is the Place: An Independent Deseret Book Store Hours: Mon, Wed ; Tu, Th, Fri, Sat This is the place Choose Love, Manchester. The day after the horrendous Manchester Arena attack, Tony Walsh read his now famous poem 'This Is The Place' at a vigil outside the town hall. Now, over 60 Manchester creatives have collaborated, each taking a line from the poem to inspire unique pieces of art, illustration, design and photography. Their work is now presented in this one-of-a-kind book with .

Acclaimed by the Children’s Book Council of Australia judging panel in as ‘quite simply the most remarkable book entered for the awards this year,’ My Place won both Book of the Year for Younger Readers and also the inaugural Eve Pownall award. Responding to the text. Read My Place to students, just as it is presented (front to the back), students should not have a copy in front of them, but rather listen to the narrative. Have students share their initial reactions and thoughts. Then for a second reading, read My Place to the students so they can see your copy, but cover up the dates in the top left hand corner with your hand. 'This is My Place' tells the story of a vigorous Maori economy interacting with settlers and the government at the then capital of Auckland. It traces also Maori resistance to colonisation, wars and debt, and the eventual loss and confiscation of vast acres of Maori land.   One place, over two centuries. My Place brings about different stories, unique voices, and diverse experiences. The series opens in and travels back to A .

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