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A savage country : the untold story of New Zealand in the 1820s, Paul Moon

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A savage country : the untold story of New Zealand in the 1820s
Title
A savage country
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the untold story of New Zealand in the 1820s
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Paul Moon
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Language
eng
Summary
New Zealand in the 1820s had no government or bureaucratic presence; no newspapers were published; the literate population was probably no more than a couple of dozen people at any one time. Early explorers' assessments of New Zealand were haphazard at best - few knew what to make of this foreign land and its people. 'A Savage Country' is the final instalment in Paul Moon's trilogy of popular histories on the decades surrounding the signing of the Treaty, and follows his bestselling book on cannibalism in New Zealand, This Horrid Practice--Publisher
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NZNB
Dewey number
993.01
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A savage country : the untold story of New Zealand in the 1820s, Paul Moon
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A savage country : the untold story of New Zealand in the 1820s, Paul Moon
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New Zealand author
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  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-248) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-248)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Business of New Zealand -- Mixed blessings -- 'Great anxiety' -- 'Inevitable fate' -- 'New and adventurous paths to prosperity' -- Views of eternity -- Barbarism and enlightenment
  • Final instalment of a trilogy. Previous titles: Fatal frontiers: a new history of New Zealand in the decade before the Treaty. 2006. The newest country in the world: a history of New Zealand in the decade of the Treaty. 2007. -Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-248) and index. -"New Zealand in the 1820s had no government or bureaucratic presence; no newspapers were published; the literate population was probably no more than a couple of dozen people at any one time. Early explorers' assessments of New Zealand were haphazard at best - few knew what to make of this foreign land and its people ... Paul Moon details how so many of the events in this decade - the introduction of aggressive capitalism, the arrival of literacy and the beginnings of Maori print culture, intertribal warfare, Hongi Hika and the British connection, colonisation as a simultaneously destructive and beneficial force - influenced the nation's evolution over the remainder of the century"--Back cover
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14157850
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23 cm.
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9780143567387
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