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The New Zealand Wars

The New Zealand Wars
  

The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children.

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ISBN 9781869664787
Published 5 March 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Werry, Philippa
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ISBN-13 9781869664787
ISBN-10 1869664787
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 5 March 2018
International Publication Date 1 January 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Werry, Philippa
Category History
Social Studies
History By Topic, Themes In History
Australian & Pacific History
Battles & Campaigns
Indigenous Peoples
Children's and Educational
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
NZ Book Award Finalists 2018
Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction 2018
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 190mm
Height: 240mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Maori New Zealand people - History - 19th century, New Zealand - Juvenile literature - History - New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847, New Zealand - Juvenile literature - History - New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872, New Zealand - Juvenile literature - History - 1840-1876, New Zealand - Juvenile literature - History, Military - 19th century
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 993.02
Catalogue Code 883622

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The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It explains the emergence of Kingitanga or Maori King movement, the land confiscations and the story of Parihaka. Other chapters look at war memorials, graves and monuments, the work of the Waitangi Tribunal, how the wars have featured in New Zealand art, music and literature, and how they are being remembered today, including new ways of working towards understanding and reconciliation. The story is told in an accessible way full of fascinating detail, eye-witness accounts, illustrations and little known facts, with lists of websites, resources and books for those who want to discover more.

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