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- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 70.00
With its closest neighbor some 1,200 miles away, New Zealand is one of the most geographically isolated countries in the world. Its remoteness led to its relatively late settlement. Brooking traces New Zealand from its earliest Maori settlers to issues in 2003, covering intertribal relations, the effects of European contact, the challenges of globalization,... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 176.00
Issues of integration, multiculturalism and policies of ethnic and religious minority rights have gained greatly in significance in recent years, especially in relation to Muslims. This book deals with the Muslim minority in New Zealand, with special emphasis on policy aspects relevant to the integration of Muslims in the host society. The book also... more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
This book argues for an important shift in cultural heritage conservation, away from a focus on maintaining the physical fabric of material culture toward the impact that conservation work has on people’s lives. In doing so, it challenges the commodification of sacred objects and places by western conservation thought and attempts to decolonize... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99
Auckland, the Kauri Coast, the Bay of Islands, Hamilton, Taranaki, the Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Wellington - all and more are covered in depth. All of the detailed information you need is here about the hotels, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. But we also lead you to new discoveries, turning corners you haven't turned... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
This book makes an original contribution to the growing body of knowledge on the Scots abroad, presenting a coherent and comprehensive account of the Scottish immigrant experience in New Zealand. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99
Fairness and Freedom compares the history of two open societies--New Zealand and the United States--with much in common. Both have democratic polities, mixed-enterprise economies, individuated societies, pluralist cultures, and a deep concern for human rights and the rule of law. But all of these elements take different forms, because constellations... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 68.00
Native identity is usually associated with a particular place. But what if that place is the ocean? Once Were Pacific explores this question as it considers how Māori and other Pacific peoples frame their connection to the ocean, to New Zealand, and to each other through various creative works. Māori scholar Alice Te Punga Somerville shows... more...
- Leiden University Press 2010; US$ 37.50
The discovery of New Zealand, the last place on earth to be peopled, is surrounded by myths. Maori Mana: de kracht van de oorspronkelijke bewoners van Nieuw-Zeeland takes you on a journey exploring the histories of the country's first Polynesian discoverers, its encounters with Europeans and the subsequent settling by Westerners. Particular attention... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 169.95
This is a translation from the original Italian of the work of Dom Felice Vaggioli, an Italian Benedictine monk sent by his Order in 1879 to New Zealand. A Papal directive in 1883 asking missionaries to gather artifacts and information concerning indigenous peoples prompted and encouraged Vaggioli to extend and deepen his earlier studies of New Zealand.... more...