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The New Zealand Wars

Werry, Philippa2018
"The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand?s history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It explains the emergence of Kīngitanga or Māori King movement, the land confiscations and the story of Parihaka. Other chapters look at war memorials, graves and monuments, the work of the Waitangi Tribunal, how the wars have featured in New Zealand art, music and literature, and how they are being remembered today, including new ways of working towards understanding and reconciliation. The story is told in an accessible way full of fascinating detail, eye-witness accounts, illustrations and little known facts, with lists of websites, resources and books for those who want to discover more."--Publisher description.
Main title:
The New Zealand Wars / Philippa Werry.
London ; Sydney ; Auckland : New Holland, 2018.
80 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.
Includes glossaryIncludes bibliographical references and index.
The New Zealand Wars -- The land -- How we remember the wars today -- War memorials and visiting the sites -- How to find out more -- Things you can do -- Timeline.
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAdult Non Fiction - History993.02 WERAvailable
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