The Making of New Zealanders


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The Making of New Zealanders is an account of how transplanted Britons and others turned themselves into New Zealanders, a distinct group of people with their own songs and sports, symbols and opinions, political traditions and sense of self. Looking at the onset of home-grown shipping, railway and telegraph networks, at Maori and the kiwi, at rugby teams and votes for women, Ron Palenski identifies the emergence of a national identity in `God's Own'. From the mid-nineteenth century immigrants to New Zealand - men and ...

The Making of New Zealanders 2012, Auckland University Press, Auckland

ISBN-13: 9781869407261