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Built for justice : visits to old North Island courthouses / Terry Carson.

By: Carson, Terry, 1946-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Alibi Press, c2013Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473230821 (hbk.).Other title: Visits to old North Island courthouses.Subject(s): Courthouses -- New Zealand -- North Island -- History | Courthouses -- New Zealand -- North Island -- Pictorial works | Historic buildings -- New Zealand -- North Island -- Pictorial works | Public architecture -- New Zealand -- North Island -- History | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- HistoryDDC classification: 725.1509931
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"Through a combination of photographs, historical research, local and legal anecdotes, and sometimes sensational newspaper accounts ... tells the human story behind the courthouse facades and gives these unique and often architecturally attractive buildings their proper place in New Zealand's small town social history"--Back cover. -Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-175).
Summary: "Through a combination of photographs, historical research, local and legal anecdotes, and sometimes sensational newspaper accounts ... tells the human story behind the courthouse facades and gives these unique and often architecturally attractive buildings their proper place in New Zealand's small town social history." -- Back cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Built for Justice tells the story behind 61 old North Island courthouse buildings. Designed and typeset by award winning book designer Anna Egan-Reid, Built for Justice is an attractive hard cover, 176 page book, illustrated with 90 colour images and fifteen black and white. The book through photographs, historical research, newspaper reports and anecdotes takes an entertaining social history look at the role of courthouses in small town New Zealand.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-175).

"Through a combination of photographs, historical research, local and legal anecdotes, and sometimes sensational newspaper accounts ... tells the human story behind the courthouse facades and gives these unique and often architecturally attractive buildings their proper place in New Zealand's small town social history"--Back cover. -Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-175).

"Through a combination of photographs, historical research, local and legal anecdotes, and sometimes sensational newspaper accounts ... tells the human story behind the courthouse facades and gives these unique and often architecturally attractive buildings their proper place in New Zealand's small town social history." -- Back cover.

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