The Resource No simple passage : the journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842 : a ship of hope, Jenny Robin Jones

No simple passage : the journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842 : a ship of hope, Jenny Robin Jones

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No simple passage : the journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842 : a ship of hope
Title
No simple passage
Title remainder
the journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842 : a ship of hope
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Robin Jones
Title variation
  • No simple passage
  • Journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Life on board an emigrant ship from Britain to New Zealand in the 1840s. Many of our forebears emigrated to New Zealand with little more than the dream of a better life. No Simple Passage tells the story of the passengers on board the London in 1842, undertaking a four-month journey from London to Port Nicholson at the end of which they will begin the process of becoming New Zealanders. Keeping company with her ancestor Rebecca Remington, author Jenny Robin Jones imagines herself on board and records life at sea on the London using the journals of the ship's surgeon and a cabin passenger. We meet the emigrants, discover the lives they left behind, their expectations for the future, their relationships, their living conditions, as well as who got sick, who was born, and who died. No Simple Passage also looks forward twenty years, revealing the fortunes of the passengers during the difficult years of early European settlement, those who survived and flourished and those who foundered. It describes Wellington as the emigrants will find it and the historical events they will soon find themselves caught up in. This is narrative non-fiction history at its most intimate and immediate"--Publisher's description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
z910.45 JON
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
No simple passage : the journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842 : a ship of hope, Jenny Robin Jones
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No simple passage : the journey of the 'London' to New Zealand, 1842 : a ship of hope, Jenny Robin Jones
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-334) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A narrative non-fiction account of the voyage combined with accounts of the Wellington setlement. -Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-334) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-334) and index
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13621168
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24 cm.
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Extent
351 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781869795108
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA195303
  • 13621168
  • (NLNZils)1469155

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