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Edward Gibbon Wakefield and the colonial dream : a reconsideration.

Author: Friends of the Turnbull Library.
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Friends of the Turnbull Library : GP Publications, 1997.
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Named Person: Edward Gibbon Wakefield; Edward Gibbon Wakefield; Edward Gibbon Wakefield; Edward Gibbon Wakefield
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friends of the Turnbull Library.
ISBN: 1869562046 9781869562045
OCLC Number: 40567426
Notes: "In August 1996 the Friends of the Turnbull Library held a held a seminar entitled Edward Gibbon Wakefield and New Zealand 1830-1865 : a reconsideration to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Edward Gibbon Wakefield"--Page v.
Description: vii, 200 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I : Wakefield's life : Edward Gibbon Wakefield : a Maori perspective / Ngatata Love --
New Zealand : a family business / Philip Temple --
Wakefield's past and futures / Ged Martin --
Part II : Wakefield's thought : Wakefield and the Scottish Enlightenment, with particular reference to Adam Smith and his Wealth of Nations / Erik Olssen --
Wakefield and the Quaker tradition / Graham Butterworth --
Men, women and Wakefield / Raewyn Dalziel --
Part III : Wakefield's historical influence : Wakefield and Australia / Eric Richards --
A 'small nation on the move' : Wakefield's theory of colonisation and the relationship between State and labour in the mid-nineteenth century / John E. Martin --
The great escape : Wakefield and the Scottish settlement of Otago / Tom Brooking. Part IV : Views of the land : Edward Gibbon Wakefield's dream, Thomas Shepherd's eye and New Zealand's spatial constitution / Geoff Park --
Wakefield towns / Grahame Anderson --
Promotional shots : the New Zealand Company's paintings, drawings and prints of Wellington in the 1840s and their use in selling a colony / Marian Minson --
Part V : Wakefield's cultural legacy : Scholars, gentlemen and floppy disks / Susan Butterworth --
My Mrs Harris / Lydia Wevers --
Unnatural occupancy : the Wakefields versus James Heberley in Symmes Hole / Linda Hardy --
Edward Gibbon Wakefield : a Ngati Toa view / Matiu Rei.

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