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The musket wars : a history of inter-iwi conflict, 1806-45 / R.D. Crosby.

By: Crosby, R. D. (Ron D.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, c1999Description: 392 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some col.), portraits (some col.); 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0790006774 (hbk.).Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Wars | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Warfare | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Ethnic relations | Pakanga | Kōrero nehe | Whenua tautohetohe | Tino rangatiratanga | Mana | Ringa kaha | Maori (New Zealand people) -- History -- 19th century | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Wars, Intertribal | Maori (New Zealand people) -- European influences | Weapons, Maori | Maori -- Warfare | Maori (New Zealand people) | New Zealand -- History -- To 1840 | New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876 | New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1853DDC classification: 993.01
Contents:
The first sparks -- Ngapuhi power unleasehd : Hongi Hika and Te Morenga -- The flames of war move south -- The conflagration spreads -- A year of reckoning -- Devastation continues -- Terrible revenge & sublime salvation -- Setting the scene in the South -- The ravages of ultimate power -- The year of change : the swing of the Ngapuhi pendulum -- The spread of musket power -- Mgati Maru strike out -- Focus on Te Waipounamu -- Nadir for Ngati Maru -- Two famous sieges : Kaiapoi & Pukerangiora -- A year of turmoil -- A calming of the storm -- The pendulum in balance -- The musket moves offshore -- The outbreak of the last major war -- A year of postioning -- A flickering of the flames -- Warfare flares again -- A momentous year -- War flames extinguished -- Appendices (Firearms of the musket wars ; Logistics & tactics)
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"With an introduction by Michael King"--Cover.

Maps on lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-384) and index.

The first sparks -- Ngapuhi power unleasehd : Hongi Hika and Te Morenga -- The flames of war move south -- The conflagration spreads -- A year of reckoning -- Devastation continues -- Terrible revenge & sublime salvation -- Setting the scene in the South -- The ravages of ultimate power -- The year of change : the swing of the Ngapuhi pendulum -- The spread of musket power -- Mgati Maru strike out -- Focus on Te Waipounamu -- Nadir for Ngati Maru -- Two famous sieges : Kaiapoi & Pukerangiora -- A year of turmoil -- A calming of the storm -- The pendulum in balance -- The musket moves offshore -- The outbreak of the last major war -- A year of postioning -- A flickering of the flames -- Warfare flares again -- A momentous year -- War flames extinguished -- Appendices (Firearms of the musket wars ; Logistics & tactics)

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