A Sort of Conscience - The Wakefields

Author(s): Philip Temple

New Zealand

This remarkably engaging study of a Wakefield family that played a prominent role in the settlement of New Zealand and other English colonies draws on a rich store of personal letters to paint a portrait of a complex family whose influence crossed the globe. A gripping family story, this volume also provides an accessible history of British colonial settlement in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Dustjacket edge wear, corners bumped


Product Information

Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Biography Category 2003 and ARANZ Ian Wards Prize 2003. Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Montana Medal for Non-Fiction 2003 and Tasmania Pacific Bicentenary History Prize 2004 and Ernest Scott Prize for History 2003.

Philip Temple is a distinguished author best known for his environmental novels, children's books and books on mountaineering and exploration.

General Fields

  • : 9781869402761
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : 1.43335
  • : May 2002
  • : 240mm X 170mm X 44mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Philip Temple
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : good-very good
  • : 520
  • : maps, genealogies, b&w photographs, bibliography, index