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A Sort of Conscience: The Wakefields

Philip Temple - 2002 - History - Limited preview
At once notorious and visionary, Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his brothers played a key but controversial role in the early British settlement of New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Once famed as New Zealand's 'Founding Fathers', they have since ...

Brett's Handy Guide to New Zealand

E. Ernest Bilbrough - 1890 - New Zealand - Full view

Where Fate Beckons: The Life of Jean-François de la Pérouse

John Dunmore - 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
French explorer and naval officer Jean-François de la Pérouse (1741–88) was, after James Cook, the greatest explorer of the Pacific in the eighteenth century. In 1785, La Pérouse was commissioned by Louis XVI to head an expedition into the ...

Australia, the Wild Continent

Michael Morcombe - 1980 - Mathematics - No preview available

Penguin History Of New Zealand

Michael King - 2003 - History - No preview available
New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by humankind. It was also the first to introduce full democracy. Between those events, and in the century that followed the franchise, the movements and the conflicts of ...

Presenting New Zealand: An Illustrated History

Philip Temple - 2008 - History - No preview available
This is an illustrated account of how New Zealand has developed into the independent nation that the rest of the world recognises in the 21st century.

Impressions of New Zealand

AA Publishing - 2009 - Photography - No preview available
Continuing in the success of the popular AA series, Impressions of New Zealand is a beautiful picture book to this wonderful country. With text written by local experts who know the area and carefully chosen images of the highest quality, the ...

Illustrated History of the South Pacific

Marcia Stenson - 2006 - Oceania - No preview available
The South Pacific is not only our geographic environment, it is also our cultural environment, and many New Zealanders trace their ancestry to Polynesian seafarers. This book is an introduction to the history of the South Pacific. A companion ...