'Blest madman' : Fitzgerald of Canterbury / Edmund Bohan.
By: Bohan, Edmund.Material type: BookPublisher: Christchurch, N.Z. : Canterbury University Press, 1998Description: 369 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, ports ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0908812779 (pbk.).Subject(s): Fitzgerald, James Edward, 1818-1896 | Canterbury Association (London, England) | Prime ministers -- New Zealand -- Biography | Politicians -- New Zealand -- Biography | FitzGerald, James Edward | Journalists -- New Zealand -- Canterbury Region -- Biography | New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 19th century | Canterbury (N.Z.) -- History | New Zealand -- Politics and government -- Biography | Canterbury (N.Z.) -- Politics and government | New Zealand -- History -- 19th century | Canterbury Region -- History | Canterbury (N.Z.) -- History | Canterbury (N.Z.) -- Biography | New Zealand -- Officials and employees -- Biography | Canterbury (N.Z.) -- History -- 19th century
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
A biography of James Fitzgerald, an aristocratic Irishman who came to New Zealand in 1850. He was known as an essayist and poet, artist, journalist, civil servant, politician, orator, singer, and lecturer. He was Canterbury's first Superintendent, founder of 'The Press', and New Zealand's first Comptroller-General of Finance. A portrait of the man, and of the history and development of Canterbury.
Cover subtitle: a biography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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