Wellington: Telling Tales

Author(s): Chris Maclean


"Wellington: Telling Tales", whether read as a whole or simply dipped into, vividly brings to life the colourful past of this chameleon city. Chris Maclean presents the city's history in a series of fascinating historical vignettes, each marking a year of the 20th century. These are illustrated with historical images or with maps, paintings, posters and photographs. The storeis for each quarter-century are prefaced by a brief essay placing them within an overall historical context. These vignettes are a revealing selection which, taken together, not only cast light into shadowy corners, but also help to explain New Zealand's coming of age as an independent Pacific nation.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780473100735
  • : The Whitcombe Press
  • : Whitcombe Press
  • : January 2005
  • : 210mm X 236mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chris Maclean
  • : -
  • : very good
  • : 232
  • : photos, paintings, posters and ephemera