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Gavin McLean
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Gavin McLean

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Gavin McLean is a historian with the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in Wellington. He has published widely on everything from shipping histories to the story of the New Zealand governor-generalship. This is his third literary anthology, the others being Whare Korero: Best of Reed Writing (2007) and The Penguin Book of New Zealanders at War (2009, co-edited with Ian McGibbon and Kynan Gentry). His most recent book is The White Ships: New Zealand's First World War Hospital Ships.

Books by Gavin McLean

The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing

A rich interplay of different kinds of writing about different kinds of war, from early pre-colonial conflicts through to the World Wars, Korea and Afghanistan.

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