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Waitangi: a Living Treaty: 2019

Waitangi: a Living Treaty: 2019
 

Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day.

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ISBN 9781869539962
Published 21 January 2019 by David Bateman Ltd
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wright, Matthew
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ISBN-13 9781869539962
ISBN-10 1869539966
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
Publisher David Bateman Ltd
Imprint David Bateman Ltd
Publication Date 21 January 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wright, Matthew
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Indigenous Peoples
Social Issues
Land Rights
Legal History
Treaties & Other Sources Of International Law
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 296
Dimensions Width: 160mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Social Studies: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 346.93043
Catalogue Code 962393

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Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Maori and Pakeha that led to this landmark agreement, to the many reinterpretations that have followed, Waitangi: A Living Treaty brings the story and concepts of the Treaty to life in this revealing and thought-provoking read.

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Author's Bio

MATTHEW WRIGHT is one of New Zealand's most published historians, with his work receiving both academic and popular recognition. He has written over 50 books, including a significant general history of New Zealand, a major biography of Donald McLean, and books on the New Zealand Wars, the evolution of New Zealand society, and the social impact of the First World War. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society at University College, London.

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