A history of New Zealand

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Penguin Books , Harmondsworth, Middlesex
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Statementby Keith Sinclair
SeriesA Pelican book -- A344.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU420 .S53 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
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Open LibraryOL26577024M

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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.

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The history of New Zealand dates back approximately years to when it was discovered and settled by Polynesians, who developed a distinct Māori jikishinkobudo.com other Pacific cultures, Māori society was centred on kinship links and connection with the land but, unlike them, it was adapted to a cool, temperate environment rather than a warm, tropical one.

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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. Information. Written by a host of leading scholars, this History devotes special attention to the lasting significance of colonialism, biculturalism and multiculturalism in New Zealand literature.

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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.

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Finally, here is a New Zealand history book that brings alive our story in a way that is memorable and moving. This beautifully created book tells of two narrations and timelines alongside one another: one of a year old tree woven together with the story of our nation’s history, and.

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May 14,  · The standard short book used to be Keith Sinclair, A History of New Zealand, first published inbut later revised. It’s cultural nationalist (in the sense of celebrating difference from Britain, not in the modern racist sense), post-war soci.

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Colonial Ties. Throughout the 19th and much of the 20th century, the ‘homeland’ of Britain had an enormous influence on New Zealand. Government administration, education, and culture were largely built on British models. History of Dunedin. Unlike the English settlement of the rest of New Zealand, Dunedin was founded by the Scottish Free Church in While the city was originally to have been called New Edinburgh, 'Dunedin' is derived from the old Gaelic name for the same city.

Winner of the Ockham New Zealand Book Award for Best Illustrated Non-Fiction, and shortlisted for the Ernest Scott Prize, Bert Roth Award, W H Oliver Prize and the NZ Heritage Non-Fiction Book Prize!.

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He specializes in New Zealand and comparative rural and environmental history and has published five books and numerous book chapters, essays, and articles. The Sweet As History of New Zealand. This episode we discuss all about what moko meant to Māori, what the motifs meant and how moko was being used in a post-European Aotearoa.

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He received the Commonwealth Order of Merit, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry inand was a member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom and the Royal Society. Rutherford appears on the New Zealand one hundred dollar note.