Battlefields of the New Zealand wars : a visitor's guide David Green.Material type: BookPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Penguin, 2010Description: 205 pages : illustrations (some color), col. maps ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143204183 (pbk.).Subject(s): Battlefields -- New Zealand -- Guidebooks | Historic sites -- New Zealand -- Guidebooks | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Wars | Battles -- New Zealand -- History | Pakanga | Kōrero nehe | Ringa kaha | New Zealand -- History, Military -- 19th century | New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 | New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872DDC classification: z993.022 GRE
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
The New Zealand Wars of the nineteenth century still cast a long shadow over the twenty-first. Three decades of fighting across much of the North Island ensured Pakeha rule, but also enabled Maori survival.
This guidebook, heavily illustrated with photographs, artwork and maps, takes you on a journey of discovery, both by car and foot, through the often-ignored history that surrounds us.
Each chapter presents a guided tour of the theatre of war. The battlefields are located and described; the conflicts placed in context. These descriptions bring to life the bitter struggles that occurred.
These special places are where history happened, and should be remembered in honour of all those who fought to create our New Zealand.
Northern War (1845-6) -- Wellington War (1846) -- Taranaki Wars (1860-1, 1863-4) -- Waikato War (1863-4) -- Bay of Plenty and Taupo (1864-9) -- South Taranaki and Whanganui (1847, 1865-9) -- East Coast (1865-9).
"The New Zealand Wars changed the course of this country's history. Three decades of bloodshed across much of the North Island in the nineteenth century left scars that still cast a shadow. This guidebook heavily illustrated with photographs, artwork and maps, takes the reader on a journey of discovery, both by car and on foot, through the often-ignored history that surrounds us" --Back cover.
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