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Title The Oxford companion to New Zealand military history / edited by Ian McGibbon ; with assistance of Paul Goldstone
Published Auckland ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000


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Description xxvi, 653 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Summary "The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Military History provides a window to a key aspect of New Zealand's experience. It contains more than 650 individual entries, written by a range of contributors. All the main campaigns and wars since 1800 are covered, along with the men and women who made their mark in military affairs, such as Te Rauparaha, Gustavus von Tempsky, Charles Upham, Ettie Rout, Bernard Freyberg, and John Stark. The weapons and equipment that have been used in New Zealand military operations all receive attention, and the development of the armed services is traced. There are substantial essays on the impact of war on religion, science and technology, and industry, as well as on the pervasive effects of military activities on New Zealand's culture: its language, literature, art, and films."
"This book is the most comprehensive guide yet to New Zealand's rich and varied military history. It is supplemented with 150 photographs and more than forty maps, as well as lists of important office-holders. It is a must for students, specialists, and anyone interested in New Zealand's military history and the effect of war on its society."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Armed forces
New Zealand
Overseas item
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Canberra Defence Reference
Subject New Zealand -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
New Zealand -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.
New Zealand -- Armed Forces -- Biography.
New Zealand -- History, Military -- Dictionaries.
New Zealand -- History, Military -- Encyclopedias.
New Zealand -- History, Military.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Goldstone, Paul.
McGibbon, I. C. (Ian C.), 1947-
LC no. 2001267031
ISBN 0195583760 (hbk.)
Other Titles Companion to New Zealand military history
New Zealand military history
Companion to New Zealand military history