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Waitangi : a living treaty / Matthew Wright.

By: Wright, Matthew, 1962-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Bateman Books, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869539966; 9781869539962.Subject(s): Treaty of Waitangi (1840 February 6) | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure -- History | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Government relations -- History | Tiriti o Waitangi | Kāwanatanga | Kōrero nehe | Te Ao Hurihuri | Taipūwhenuatanga | Tino rangatiratanga | Whenua tautohetohe | Mana whenua | New Zealand -- History -- To 1840 | New Zealand -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 993 Summary: "Historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Māori and Pākehā that led to this landmark agreement, to the many reinterpretations that have followed, Waitangi : a living treaty brings the story and concepts of the Treaty to life in this revealing and thought-provoking read"-- Back cover.
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Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Maori and Pakeha that led to this landmark agreement, to the many reinterpretations that have followed, Waitangi: A Living Treaty brings the story and concepts of the Treaty to life in this revealing and thought-provoking read.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Māori and Pākehā that led to this landmark agreement, to the many reinterpretations that have followed, Waitangi : a living treaty brings the story and concepts of the Treaty to life in this revealing and thought-provoking read"-- Back cover.