Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century

Author(s): James Belich


This volume, the first in a two-volume work, looks at the history of New Zealand covering the period from the Polynesian settlement to the end of the 19th century.

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Winner of Book Data New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 1997.

Making Maori: the prehistory of New Zealand; hunters and gardeners; the rise of the tribes; life before history. Contact and empire: the European discovery of New Zealand; the Maori discovery of Europe; fatal impact?; empire?; converting conversion; conquest?; swamps, sticks and carrots. Making Pakeha: the Pakeha prospectus; getting in; taken in?; getting on; lumped, split and bound.

General Fields

  • : 9780713991710
  • : Allen Lane
  • : Allen Lane
  • : 0.873
  • : November 1996
  • : 241mm X 160mm X 37mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Belich
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 504
  • : index