Blueskin Days - A History of Waitati, Evansdale, Warrington and Surrounding Districts

By: Church, Ian; with Stuart Strachan & Jean Strachan

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This copy signed by the author on the title page. x, 367 pages. Page dimensions: 245 x 184mm. New Zealand regional history, Otago. Illustrated. "The first major history of the Blueskin area since the 1950s, 'Blueskin Days' draws extensively on new archives material and on the stories and reminiscences of those with a long connection to the area, as well as on previously published sources. It offers a comprehensive view of life in and around Blueskin Bay, beginning with the Maori of pre-European times and continuing right up to the present day. Topics reflect the wide diversity of the area and its rich history. They include archaeology, Maori history, local place names and their meaning, the first arrival of Europeans, agricultural settlement, the building of roads and railway, community life, military service, the Orokonui Home, the development of seaside resorts, fishing, forestry, churches, school days, alternative lifestyles and colourful local characters." - from blurb on rear cover. ; Signed by Author

Title: Blueskin Days - A History of Waitati, Evansdale, Warrington and Surrounding Districts

Author Name: Church, Ian; with Stuart Strachan & Jean Strachan

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Waitati, Blueskin History Steering Committee: 2007

ISBN Number: 0473116383

ISBN Number 13: 9780473116385

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20067

Keywords: New Zealand