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Dr Rachael Bell

Lecturer in History

School of Humanities

Research Expertise

Research Interests

New Zealand social history, particularly the tranmission of historical knowledge and its impact on national history and national identity. Rural history and the cultural history of animals in society.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Historical Studies (210300): History And Archaeology (210000): New Zealand History (210311)

Research Outputs

Journal

Bell, RE. (2014). A Window for Revisionism – Presenting Te Tiriti in the Primary School Bulletins, 1957. New Zealand Journal of History. 48(2), 119-135
[Journal article]Authored by: Bell, R.
Bell, RE. (2014). Evidence and Interpretation: New Zealand’s Official History, the battle for Crete May 1941. War in History. 22(3), 364-381
[Journal article]Authored by: Bell, R.
Bell, RE. (2013). The Scholar's Conscience: JC Beaglehole: public Intellectual, Critical Conscience, Doug Munro, Steele Roberts. New Zealand Books / Pukapuka Aotearoa, A Quarterly Review. 23(103), 20-20Retreived from http://nzbooks.org.nz/2013/contents/issue-103-contents/
[Book Review]Authored by: Bell, R.

Book

Watson, GD. (2017). An age of expansion: The widening sporting world in Palmerston North and New Zealand. In R. Bell (Ed.) New Zealand between the Wars. (pp. 308 - 333). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Watson, G.Edited by: Bell, R.
van der Krogt, CJ. (2017). Conscience of the Nation? The Churches as Political Actors. In R. Bell (Ed.) New Zealand Between the Wars. (pp. 280 - 307). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: van der Krogt, C.Edited by: Bell, R.
Meihana, PN. (2017). Once Were Muttonbirders - Ngati Kuia's Fight to Retain its Titi Harvesting Rights. In R. Bell (Ed.) New Zealand Between the Wars. (pp. 132 - 153). : Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Meihana, P.Edited by: Bell, R.
Littlewood, DC. (2017). The provision of opportunities: Politics and the state. In R. Bell (Ed.) New Zealand between the Wars. (pp. 32 - 55). Auckland: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Littlewood, D.Edited by: Bell, R.
Meihana, PN., Bradley, R., Macdonald, J., & Moses, M. (2017). New grounds, old battles: The Kurahaupo settlement. In R. Bell, M. Kawharu, K. Taylor, M. Belgrave, & P. Meihana (Eds.) The Treaty on the Ground-Where we are headed and why it matters. (pp. 151 - 168). Auckland: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Meihana, P.Edited by: Belgrave, M., Bell, R., Meihana, P.
Meihana, PN. (2017). Political Utility: ‘Privilege’ Without End. In R. Bell, M. Kawharu, K. Taylor, M. Belgrave, & P. Meihana (Eds.) The Treaty on the Ground-Where we are going and why it matters. (pp. 91 - 108). Auckland: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Meihana, P.Edited by: Belgrave, M., Bell, R., Meihana, P.
Meihana, PN., Bell, R., Kawharu, M., Taylor, K., & Belgrave, M. (Eds.) (2017). The Treaty on the Ground-Where we are headed and why it matters. Auckland: Massey University Press
[Edited Book]Authored by: Taylor, K.Edited by: Belgrave, M., Bell, R., Meihana, P., Taylor, K.

Conference

Bell, RE. (2014, February). ‘A Crazy Delightful Contraption’: The use of humour in an Official War History of WWII. Presented at Australian humour studies 20th AHSN Colloquium on 'Anything Goes?'. National Library of New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bell, R.
Bell, RE. (2013, November). A Window for Revisionism? Radicalism in the NZ School Publications Branch in the 1950s. Presented at New Zealand Historical Association Conference 2013
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bell, R.

Other

Bell, RE. (2012). Memory, history, nation, war: The official histories of New Zealand in the second world war 1939-45', Ph D. in history, Massey University, 2012. (pp. 1 - 285).
[Other]Authored by: Bell, R.

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