Vincent Ward’s Taranaki War: battle, captivity and romance in River Queen.

Show simple item record Nicholson, Roger en 2012-04-16T23:33:08Z en 2011 en
dc.identifier.citation New Zealand Journal of Media Studies (Online) 12(2):44-66 2011 en
dc.identifier.issn 1173-0811 en
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dc.description.abstract The end of Tītokowaru’s war in south Taranaki was indeterminate and its political consequences debatable. In River Queen, Vincent Ward gives sharper definition to events and reaches a more distinct conclusion by focusing on a relatively short period in the campaign and by incorporating into his account a second narrative, an invented, personal history. The latter threads through the public history, lending it colour and offering easy access to its action and participants. An introductory screennote briefly details the larger historical situation – the mid-nineteenth-century period of the New Zealand Wars, when imperial and colonial government forces battled Māori tribes over land and sovereignty. .... en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Journal of Media Studies en
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dc.title Vincent Ward’s Taranaki War: battle, captivity and romance in River Queen. en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 44 en
pubs.volume 12 en en
pubs.end-page 66 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 285949 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-02-03 en

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