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The story of a treaty

Author: Claudia Orange
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Bridget William Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Treaty of Waitangi is a central document in New Zealand history. This lively account tells the story of the Treaty from its signing in 1840 through the debates and struggles of the nineteenth century to the gathering political momentum of recent decades. The second edition of this popular book brings the story up to the present"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Treaties
History
Children's nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Orange
ISBN: 9781927131442 1927131448
OCLC Number: 824502478
Notes: Previous edition: Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press, 1989.
Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An independent New Zealand --
2. Making a Treaty --
3. Kawanatanga and rangatiratanga: Government authority and chiefly authority --
4. The Colonial government takes charge: 1870-1900 --
5. Into the twentieth century: 1900-1975 --
6. The Treaty takes centre stage: 1975-1990 --
7. Looking to the future: 1990 -2012 --
Timeline.
Responsibility: Claudia Orange.

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"The Treaty of Waitangi is a central document in New Zealand history. This lively account tells the story of the Treaty from its signing in 1840 through the debates and struggles of the nineteenth century to the gathering political momentum of recent decades. The second edition of this popular book brings the story up to the present"--Back cover.

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