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New Zealand, a short history.

J. C. Beaglehole

New Zealand, a short history.

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New Zealand -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU420 B4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3,9-164p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14443090M


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New Zealand, a short history. by J. C. Beaglehole Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book should probably be renamed to A Short Political History of New Zealand. Despite the illustrations of moa, hei tiki, sheep and ships on the cover, this is a history of old, white men. It reads like a high school citizen education textbook and tells almost nothing of /5.

This book is a very good overview of New Zealand history. It's easy to read and understand because of the author's non-academic style of writing. I liked his turn of phrase, in places.

Occasional photos add interest. I would have appreciated more maps, though (so I could see where places mentioned in the text are located)/5(12). New Zealand has a rich and fascinating history, reflecting our unique mix of Māori and European culture.

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