History of New Zealand

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With its closest neighbor some 1,200 miles away, New Zealand is one of the most geographically isolated countries in the world. Its remoteness led to its relatively late settlement. Brooking traces New Zealand from its earliest Maori settlers to issues in 2003, covering intertribal relations, the effects of European contact, the challenges of globalization, and more. The volume includes a timeline of historical events, biographical entries of notable people in the history of New...

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With its closest neighbor some 1,200 miles away, New Zealand is one of the most geographically isolated countries in the world. Its remoteness led to its relatively late settlement. Brooking traces New Zealand from its earliest Maori settlers to issues in 2003, covering intertribal relations, the effects of European contact, the challenges of globalization, and more. The volume includes a timeline of historical events, biographical entries of notable people in the history of New Zealand, a glossary of Maori terms, and a bibliographic essay.

With its closest neighbor some 1,200 miles away, New Zealand is one of the most geographically isolated countries in the world. Its remoteness led to its relatively late settlement. Brooking traces New Zealand from its earliest Maori settlers to issues in 2003, covering intertribal relations, the effects of European contact, the challenges of globalization, and more. The volume includes a timeline of historical events, biographical entries of notable people in the history of New Zealand, a glossary of Maori terms, and a bibliographic essay.

This concise, engagingly written volume is ideal for students and general interest readers seeking information on New Zealand's history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313323560
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/30/2004
  • Series: The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

TOM BROOKING is Associate Professor of History at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He specializes in New Zealand and comparative rural and environmental history and has published five books and numerous book chapters, essays, and articles.

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Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii
Preface xi
Timeline of Historical Events xv
1 Geography, Environment, Peoples, and Government 1
2 Eastern Polynesians become Maori 11
3 An Australasian Colony and an Apprenticeship in Race Relations, 1792-1840 23
4 Building a Better Britain at Someone Else's Expense, 1840-1870 43
5 Boom and Bust, 1870-1890 67
6 Britain's Experimental Farm, 1891-1914 77
7 The Most Loyal Dominion Loses Its Way, 1914-1935 97
8 The Struggle for Greater Independence, 1935-1973 119
9 Coping with a Decolonizing World, 1974-1984 143
10 Facing the Challenges of Globalization, 1984-2002 153
Notable People in the History of New Zealand 179
Glossary: Maori Names and Terms 211
Bibliographic Essay 217
Index 231
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