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BEYOND THE STATE: NEW ZEALAND STATE HOUSES FROM MODEST TO MODERN

Bill McKay, Andrea Stevens, Simon Devitt, Penguin NZ, 2014

There have been some excellent books on local building types – (2012) and (2014) come to mind – and all are must-have books but propelled one of New Zealand’s best critical eyes and consummate wordsmiths, Bill McKay, into his first substantial book. Supported by Stevens and Devitt, McKay examined

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