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Unauthorized Power: Parihaka: a Social History

Unauthorized Power: Parihaka: a Social History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Berwick, Patrciai

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Unauthorized Power Institutional racism, love of wealth, ignorance of others, and lack of understanding, led to the shocking actions at Parihaka. These appalling actions reflected events carried out in the name of powerful governments throughout the world. They were all-powerful.... They knew what was best for all. Parihaka is used as an example of the damage caused through such narrow-minded colonial thinking and how such thoughts led on to problems in today's world. We have not learnt. And what of Maori? How are they faring as a result? The statistics are no prize for the New Zealand Government, but for some reason Maori are blamed for having the highest imprisonment rates, lowest education and housing figures, and poorest health data. And yet, before the New Zealand wars, the ancestors of these people were the most educated, and had the most successful farming and business enterprises in Aotearoa-New Zealand. What happened?
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ISBN 9781717253231
Released NZ 1 Jan 2018
Publisher Createspace
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781717253231
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Createspace
Imprint Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Released 1 Jan 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Berwick, Patrciai
Category Not specified
Number of Pages 282
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 993.488
Weight 381g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text General/trade