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The history of New Zealand

by Tom Brooking

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • New Zealand -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-230) and index.

      StatementTom Brooking.
      SeriesThe Greenwood histories of the modern nations,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU420 .B745 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 250 p. ;
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3290205M
      ISBN 100313323569
      LC Control Number2004004720

      Get fast overnight New Zealand wide delivery from o Books at Mighty Ape NZ. Chose from a huge range of the best Fiction, Cookbooks, Graphic Novels, Manga, Young Adult Books, Non-Fiction and more delivered to your door! Genre/Form: History History (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: King, Michael, Penguin history of New Zealand. Auckland, N.Z.: Penguin.

        A History of New Zealand Women - Ebook written by Barbara Brookes. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A History of New Zealand Women. The New Oxford History of New Zealand is a new, multi-authored revisionist history of Aotearoa New Zealand. The book tests the idea that New Zealand history can be explained as a quest for national identity and considers whether narratives that rely on the colony-to-nation storyline are still relevant in the early twenty-first century.

      Datus, A Chronology of New Zealand from the Time of the Moa, This database contains Datus, A Chronology of New Zealand from the Time of the Moa, a book by George Finn. It is a chronological history of important events in New Zealand beginning with the arrival of the Māori in the 14th century up to the events of the 20th century.   Our recent list of the greatest New Zealand works of non-fiction featured a glaring lack of books by and about Māori. We invited a panel of indigenous experts to .


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The Penguin History of New Zealand, a new book for a new century, tells that story in all its colour and drama. The narrative that emerges in an inclusive one about men and women, Maori and Pakeha/5(88).

This is a genuine social history of New Zealand, where the author glances at the houses people lived in, the food they ate, the booze they drank, the theatres they went to, the clothes they wore, the schools they went to, the religions they believed in. Accessible and simple - this is McLauchlan's 'personal' take on our history/5.

"This is a history of New Zealand regarded both as a former British colony and as part of the New World. Furthermore, it is a history of a Pacific country: the New Zealanders, whether the Ppolynesian Moa-hunters of a thousand years ago, or their Maori descendants, or the later Europeans"--Jacket.

South West Pacific to Modern History of Australia, New Zealand, the Islands, Antarctica (History of Modern World) by y Grattan () y Grattan Published by The University of Michigan Press (). In her ground-breaking History of New Zealand Women, Barbara Brookes provides just such a history.

This is more than an account of women in New Zealand, from those who arrived on the first waka to the Grammy and Man Booker Prize-winning young women of the current decade. It is a comprehensive history of New Zealand seen through a female lens.

43 Māori: A Photographic and Social History by Michael King (Heinemann, ) 44 Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand by Audrey Eagle (Collins, ).

New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million years ago to the twenty-first century.

[In this book, the author] highlights the effects of the country's smallness and isolation, from its late settlement by Polynesian voyagers and colonisation by 3/5(2). The author of over thirty books on all things New Zealand, King's The Penguin History of New Zealand, published inis considered the best history written in the thirty years preceding its publication.

New Zealand's history is dominated by its Maori People who arrived/5. History of New Zealand Māori arrival and settlement. The Māori are most likely descended from people who emigrated from Taiwan to Melanesia and Early contact periods.

An early map of Australasia during the Golden Age of Dutch exploration and discovery (c. s – Colonial period. The Colony. The Penguin History of New Zealand, a new book for a new century, tells that story in all its colour and drama.

The narrative that emerges in an Reviews:   Bateman Illustrated History of New Zealand New Zealand's past has been a rollercoaster ride of hopes, dreams, wars and peace. In his fully revised Illustrated History, noted historian Matthew Wright brings New Zealand's turbulent, exciting past to life, ISBN: X.

This bestselling book, the triumphant fruit of careful research, wide reading and judicious assessment, is the unchallenged contemporary reference on the history of New Zealand. New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by humankind.

It was also the first to introduce full democracy. Between those events, and in the century that followed, the movements and conflicts of. New Zealanders are voracious readers. Surveys show that relaxing with a good book is one of our favourite pastimes.[] Held in September from toOctober inMarch from to and August inNew Zealand Book Month was designed to celebrate and promote this country's writing talent, support new and emerging writers, and encourage New Zealanders to buy and read.

Māori were the first to arrive in New Zealand, journeying in canoes from Hawaiki about 1, years ago. A Dutchman, Abel Tasman, was the first European to sight the country but it was the British who made New Zealand part of their empire.

Inthe Treaty of Waitangi was signed, an agreement between the British Crown and Maori. The Penguin History of New Zealand, which has sold o copies, won the Reader's Choice award and the Montal medal for non-fiction at the Montana Book Awards in Review 4.

Volume one: Te Tangata me Te Whenua - The People and the Land encompasses myths and legends, the succession of tribes who have inhabited the region of Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka a Maui and their 4/5(1).

Michael King OBE (15 December – 30 March ) was a New Zealand popular historian, author, and biographer. He wrote or edited over 30 books on New Zealand topics, including the best-selling Penguin History of New Zealand, which was the most popular New Zealand book of I read "The Fatal Shore", a book about Australian history and funnily enough read it during my trip to New Zealand years ago, so I never got around finding a book on New Zealand history.

I want to get on reading about New Zealand history as I am geared up to visit soon and want to know more about the country. Edit: Bought the Penguin History of. Explore our list of New Zealand - History Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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QUICK ADD. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New by DK Eyewitness. Paperback $ $ Current price is $   This bestselling book, the triumphant fruit of careful research, wide reading and judicious assessment, is the unchallenged contemporary reference to the history of New Zealand.

New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by humankind. It was also the first to introduce full democracy. The Oxford History of New Zealand and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Oxford History of New Zealand - AbeBooks Passion for books.The late Michael King was one of New Zealand's leading historians.

Over three decades he wrote or edited more than 30 books, most of them New Zealand history or biography. He won a wide range of awards for this work, including the New Zealand Book Award for Non-fiction, the Wattie Book of the Year (twice), the Montana Medal for Non-fiction and /5(15).This bestselling book, the triumphant fruit of careful research, wide reading and judicious assessment, is the unchallenged contemporary reference on the history of New Zealand.

New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by humankind.