Great tales from New Zealand history / Gordon McLauchlan.
By: McLauchlan, Gordon.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin, 2005Description: 275 pages : maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0143019635 (pbk.).Subject(s): New Zealand -- HistoryDDC classification: z993 McL
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Who really did 'discover' New Zealand?; Why history has turned its back on the timid Abel Tasman; The burning of the sailing ship Boyd sets back European settlement by a decade; The enduring love affair between Eliza and Governor William Hobson; A surreal battle at Gate Pa in the Land Wars; Who were the real villains at Parihaka?; The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming; No rowdiness, no horseplay, when women vote for the first time; The Dog Tax - the last Maori armed uprising; The Great White Fleet - the American Navy visits in 1908; A future prime minister is jailed for 'agitating' in 1916; Kiwi lads die in the ?deep grey mud? at Passchendaele in 1917; The six o'clock swill down the pub and its 'disgusting culture'; The extraordinary feats of Jean Batten; John A Lee is fired from the Labour Party in 1940; Dozens die in a massacre at a prisoner of war camp for Japanese in the Wairarapa
Tales include: Kupe, Abel Tasman, Kohika, James Cook, The Boyd (ship), Treaty of Waitangi signing, Eliza Hobson, Hone Heke, Maketu Waretotara, William Dawson, Thomas Brunner, Battle of Gate Pa, Parihaka, Sir John McKenzie, William Lane, Lionel Terry, William Rhodes-Moorhouse, Harry Hills, 1918 flu pandemic, Ernest Rutherford, Jean Batten, John A. Lee, Bastion Point protests, etc.
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