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A concise history of New Zealand, Philippa Mein Smith

Label
A concise history of New Zealand
Title
A concise history of New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Mein Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is beautifully narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million years ago to the twenty-first century. Philippa Mein Smith highlights the effects of the country's smallness and isolation, from its late settlement by Polynesian voyagers and colonisation by Europeans - and the exchanges that made these people Maori and Pakeha - to the dramatic struggles over land and recent efforts to manage global forces. A Concise History of New Zealand places New Zealand in its global and regional context. It unravels key moments - the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, the Anzac landing at Gallipoli, the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior - showing their role as nation-building myths and connecting them with the less dramatic forces, economic and social, that have shaped contemporary New Zealand
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mein Smith, Philippa
Dewey number
993
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge concise histories
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New Zealand
Label
A concise history of New Zealand, Philippa Mein Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: New York : 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn730004070
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 v.
Isbn
9781107402171
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Label
A concise history of New Zealand, Philippa Mein Smith
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: New York : 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn730004070
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 v.
Isbn
9781107402171
Isbn Type
(pbk)

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