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Title: New Zealand the Cambridge History of the British Empire Series
Description: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press. 1933, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Vol VII of the Cambridge History of the British Empire. New Zealand pt II covers The Maoris by H D Skinner - racial character, social organization, material culture, traditional history, early settlements, military organization, and the Maori Wars. Discovery and exploration by J Holland Rose - All three of Cooks’s voyages. Later exploration by J R Elder - French explorers, the old whaling days, Samuel Marsden, Surveys of the coast, surveyor and settler explorers, scientist explorers, conquests of the Southern Alps. The Missionaries and the Maoris by Johannes Andersen - first missionaries, Hongi’s visit to England, Henry and William Williams, relations between the missions, Missionaries and colonization, influence of the Missions. Companies and British Sovereignty by A J Harrop - 1825-26, Europeans in New Zealand, Edward Gibbon Wakefield, the NZ Association. Molesworth attacks Glenelg, French activity, Compagnie Nato-Bordelaise, treason at Port Nicolson, German Colony planned, errors of the NZ company, land questions, rights of the Maori, Lord Grey and Wakefield, Mana of the Chiefs, Otago and Canterbury, settlements. Other sections include The Constitution and the Provinces, The Maori Wars by J Hight, the Maori since the Wars by Skinner, Politics, NZ and the Empire, New Zealnd in the World War (WWI) by Col Sir James Allen, Social life and culture etc. CONDITION Blue cloth with bright Gilt title (staring to fray at spine heel, tea splash along front spine edge) pp xiii 309 printed on nice linen paper,errata slip bound in, mostly very nice internally with some spotting mainly at ends, ink note and some ticks in margin. OVERWEIGHT. Good/No Jacket.


Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 14976

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