Fighting Spirit: 75 years of the RNZAF
Margaret McClure is a public historian who has written this book for the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the RNZAF. Her first book, The Story of Birkenhead in 1988 was joint winner of the J.M Sherrard Award for Regional History. Since then she has published widely in the fields of social history and the history of government policy. Her major publications include A Civilised Community: A History of Social Security in New Zealand (Auckland University Press, 1998) and The Wonder Country: Making Tourism in New Zealand, (Auckland University Press, 2004).