Colin Amodeo (2)

Summer Ships

ISBN: 9780908563913

Author: Colin Amodeo    Publisher: The Caxton Press

A comprehensive illustrated account of the first six ships sent out from England to New Zealand by the Canterbury Association in 1850 - 1851. A4 format.


A comprehensive illustrated account of the first six ships sent out from England to New Zealand by the Canterbury Association in 1850 - 1851. A4 format.


Pages: 360


Dimensions: 210 x 297 mm


Tags: New Zealand   History
$69.95 $39.99
Tracking Captain Thomas

ISBN: 9781877303630

Author: Colin Amodeo    Publisher: The Caxton Press

The continuing myth that Canterbury was born in December 1850 with the arrival of the First Four Ships has to be dispelled. Canterbury did not, like the legenda...


The continuing myth that Canterbury was born in December 1850 with the arrival of the First Four Ships has to be dispelled. Canterbury did not, like the legendary Athena, spring 'fully-armed from the head of Zeus' (in this case, John Robert Godley) as succeeding generations after 1851 have been led to believe. So much of the initial work was carried out by the Canterbury Association Chief Surveyor Captain Thomas; so much of this effort, intentionally or unintentionally, was obscured by the settlers of the 1850s, Thomas deserves recognition as a Canterbury founder.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 296


Dimensions: 210 x 297 mm


Publication Date: 24-04-2017


Tags: May 2017   Biography   History   New Zealand
$49.95
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