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Illustrated history of New Zealand

Author: Matthew Wright; Alexander Turnbull Library.
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : David Bateman, 2013. ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fully re-written and re-originated second edition with revised photographic selectionView all editions and formats
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"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, tracing our journey from the arrival of Polynesians over 800 years ago, to the discovery by Europe, race relations, jingoism, devastating world wars, the age of the pavlova paradise, the turbulence of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Wright; Alexander Turnbull Library.
ISBN: 9781869538415 1869538412
OCLC Number: 857140109
Description: 488 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Deep time --
Agents of change --
Shadows of empire --
The road to Erewhon --
Desperate times --
Prelude to a century --
God's own country --
The quest for security --
Slices of heaven --
Extreme decades.
Other Titles: Bateman illustrated history of New Zealand
Responsibility: Matthew Wright ; historical illustrations from the Alexander Turnbull Library.

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"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, tracing our journey from the arrival of Polynesians over 800 years ago, to the discovery by Europe, race relations, jingoism, devastating world wars, the age of the pavlova paradise, the turbulence of the Springbok tour protests and beyond. Nearly 600 paintings, maps, sketches and photographs from the collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library highlight New Zealand's journey from past into present."--Publisher description.

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