Paradise Reforged

Paradise Reforged : A History of the New Zealanders, 1880-2000

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The sequel to the best-selling Making Peoples, which was a bestseller and award-winner in New Zealand. It picks up where Making Peoples ended - at the beginning of the 20th century. The volume presents an account of a country which in 100 years undergone massive changes as a flood of "Pakeha" (European) immigrants built on the land opportunities opened by the ferocious British-Maori wars of the 19th century. Torn between British and Maori identities, New Zealanders have successfully craeted a new nation but one in which the tensiosn and injustices of its founding are never far from the surface.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 162 x 236 x 52mm | 961.61g
  • Penguin Group (NZ)
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • maps
  • 0713991720
  • 9780713991727

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James Belich is the acclaimed author of Making Peoples and is Professor of History at the University of Auckland.show more

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