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The Treaty of Waitangi Companion: Maori and Pakeha from Tasman to Today
  

The Treaty of Waitangi Companion: Maori and Pakeha from Tasman to Today (Paperback)

By O'Malley, Vincent
Edited by Stirling, Bruce
Edited by Penetito, Wally

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Since the Treaty of Waitangi was signed by Maori chiefs and Governor Hobson in 1840 it has become the defining document in New Zealand history. From the New Zealand Wars to the 1975 Land March, from the Kingitanga to the Waitangi Tribunal, from Captain Cook to Hone Harawira, The ...Treaty of Waitangi Companion tells the story of the Treaty and Maori and Pakeha relations through the many voices of those who made this country's history. Sourced from government publications and newspapers, letters and diaries, poems, paintings and cartoons, the Companion brings to life the long history of debates about the Treaty and life in Aotearoa. Was the Treaty a Maori Magna Carta or a fraud? A blueprint for partnership or an instrument of annexation and dispossession? In the Treaty of Waitangi Companion we hear Maori and Pakeha wrestling with those issues, including King Tawhiao's frustrated pleas to colonial politicians, Te Whiti's message of peace and Sir William Martin's appeals against the injustice of confiscation. The Treaty of Waitangi Companion is an invaluable book for students, from high school to postgraduate, and general readers who want to get directly to the heart of New Zealand history.
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ISBN 9781869404673
Published NZ 10 Jan 2011
Publisher Auckland University Press
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781869404673
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Auckland University Press
Imprint Auckland University Press
Published 10 Jan 2011
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By O'Malley, Vincent
Edited by Stirling, Bruce
Edited by Penetito, Wally
Category World History: C 1750 To C 1900
World History: From C 1900 -
Australasian & Pacific History
Land Rights
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 0
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 35mm
Dewey Code 993.02
Weight 930g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education

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