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An illustrated history of the Treaty of Waitangi / Claudia Orange.

By: Orange, Claudia.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Bridget Williams Books, 2004Description: 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877242160; 9781877242168.Other title: Treaty of Waitangi.Subject(s): Treaty of Waitangi (1840) | Tiriti o Waitangi | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure -- History | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Government relations -- History | Kāwanatanga | Tangata | Torangapu | Kōrero nehe | New Zealand -- HistoryDDC classification: 993
Contents:
An independent land - New Zealand to 1840 -- The Treaty of Waitangi - 1840 -- A matter of Mana - 1840 to 1870 -- Colonial power and Maori rights - 1870 to 1900 -- Into the twentieth century - 1900 to 1975 -- New departures - 1975 to 1987 -- The roller-coaster years - 1987 to 1990 -- A decade of claims - the 1990s -- Into the twenty-first century -- Texts of the Treaty of Waitangi -- Treaty signatories -- Iwi locations, 2001 -- Maori land, 1860-1939 -- Waitangi tribunal timeline.
An independent land : New Zealand to 1840 -- The Treaty of Waitangi, 1840 -- A matter of mana : 1840-1870 -- Colonial power and Maori rights : 1870-1900 -- Intro the Twentieth Century : 1900 to 1975 -- New departures : 1975-1987 -- The roller-coaster years : 1987-1990 -- A decade of claims : the 1990s -- Intro the Twenty-first Century.
Review: "Contemporary New Zealand is being shaped by the Treaty of Waitangi, signed in 1840 by over five hundred Maori chiefs and representatives of the British Crown. Few subjects in recent years have created as much debate as this document." "An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi begins before the signing, and tells the story of the Treaty to the present day. The history is one of two peoples meeting, of encounters and negotiations, agreements made and broken, laws, claims and protests, as Maori and Pakeha seek ways of living together in New Zealand." "Claudia Orange is an acknowledged authority on the Treaty of Waitangi, who brings to this book years of research. The history is clear and informative; the recent decades are summarised with a crisp analysis. Photographs, maps, drawings and paintings bring the story to life, and lists of Treaty signatories provide essential detail." "This book follows Claudia Orange's award-winning Treaty of Waitangi (1987) - a comprehensive study that helped to shift public perceptions of the Treaty in the late twentieth century. The changes of the last two decades have led to this new publication, which offers fresh understanding of a history that continues to make a powerful impact on the present."--BOOK JACKET.
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This account begins before the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and tells the story to the present day. This edition covers the challenges and settlements of the last decade of the 20th century, and includes photographs, paintings and drawings. Copies of the Treaty are included.

Previous ed.: Allen & Unwin, 1990.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-335) and index.

Ch. 1. An independent land - New Zealand to 1840 -- Ch. 2. The Treaty of Waitangi - 1840 -- Ch. 3. A matter of Mana - 1840 to 1870 -- Ch. 4. Colonial power and Maori rights - 1870 to 1900 -- Ch. 5. Into the twentieth century - 1900 to 1975 -- Ch. 6. New departures - 1975 to 1987 -- Ch. 7. The roller-coaster years - 1987 to 1990 -- Ch. 8. A decade of claims - the 1990s -- Ch. 9. Into the twenty-first century -- App. 1. Texts of the Treaty of Waitangi -- App. 2. Treaty signatories -- App. 3. Iwi locations, 2001 -- App. 4. Maori land, 1860-1939 -- App. 5. Waitangi tribunal timeline.

An independent land : New Zealand to 1840 -- The Treaty of Waitangi, 1840 -- A matter of mana : 1840-1870 -- Colonial power and Maori rights : 1870-1900 -- Intro the Twentieth Century : 1900 to 1975 -- New departures : 1975-1987 -- The roller-coaster years : 1987-1990 -- A decade of claims : the 1990s -- Intro the Twenty-first Century.

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"Contemporary New Zealand is being shaped by the Treaty of Waitangi, signed in 1840 by over five hundred Maori chiefs and representatives of the British Crown. Few subjects in recent years have created as much debate as this document." "An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi begins before the signing, and tells the story of the Treaty to the present day. The history is one of two peoples meeting, of encounters and negotiations, agreements made and broken, laws, claims and protests, as Maori and Pakeha seek ways of living together in New Zealand." "Claudia Orange is an acknowledged authority on the Treaty of Waitangi, who brings to this book years of research. The history is clear and informative; the recent decades are summarised with a crisp analysis. Photographs, maps, drawings and paintings bring the story to life, and lists of Treaty signatories provide essential detail." "This book follows Claudia Orange's award-winning Treaty of Waitangi (1987) - a comprehensive study that helped to shift public perceptions of the Treaty in the late twentieth century. The changes of the last two decades have led to this new publication, which offers fresh understanding of a history that continues to make a powerful impact on the present."--BOOK JACKET.

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