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The Resource A blighted fame : George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life, Helen Riddiford

A blighted fame : George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life, Helen Riddiford

Label
A blighted fame : George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life
Title
A blighted fame
Title remainder
George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life
Statement of responsibility
Helen Riddiford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The biography of George Evans, scholar, lawyer, editor, politician, and one of the founders of New Zealand (for whom Evans Bay in Wellington is named). It covers his early life in England, his involvement with the New Zealand Company, and his time in Wellington, New Zealand, and Victoria, Australia"--Publisher information
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NZNB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riddiford, Helen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evans, George S.
  • New Zealand Company
  • Colonists
  • Politicians
  • Wellington (N.Z.)
Label
A blighted fame : George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life, Helen Riddiford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Student and scholar -- Headmaster and reformer -- The hare and the tortoise -- 'A damned plucky scheme!' -- Taking leave -- The voyage of the Adelaide -- The schoolmaster abroad -- 'Umpire' no longer -- A glimmer of hope -- Meetings repaired -- Trials and tribulations -- The smiling land -- 'A good and pious man' -- Wairau -- FitzRoy -- 'A proper sphere' -- A colonial in London -- Back to Wellington -- Editor and politician -- A most uncommon man -- Fire, steam and ice -- Opposition -- Trojan soul -- 'The scarf-skin of the frame' -- Epilogue
Control code
15354956
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 503 pages
Isbn
9780864738967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1652312
  • (Nz)15354956
  • (OCoLC)884334103
Label
A blighted fame : George S. Evans 1802-1868, a life, Helen Riddiford
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Student and scholar -- Headmaster and reformer -- The hare and the tortoise -- 'A damned plucky scheme!' -- Taking leave -- The voyage of the Adelaide -- The schoolmaster abroad -- 'Umpire' no longer -- A glimmer of hope -- Meetings repaired -- Trials and tribulations -- The smiling land -- 'A good and pious man' -- Wairau -- FitzRoy -- 'A proper sphere' -- A colonial in London -- Back to Wellington -- Editor and politician -- A most uncommon man -- Fire, steam and ice -- Opposition -- Trojan soul -- 'The scarf-skin of the frame' -- Epilogue
Control code
15354956
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 503 pages
Isbn
9780864738967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1652312
  • (Nz)15354956
  • (OCoLC)884334103

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