The Story of a Treaty

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Pages: 176

RRP: $29.99

ISBN: 9781927131442

ISTC: A0220120000213FA

DOI: 10.7810/9781927131442

The Treaty of Waitangi is a central document in New Zealand history. This lively account tells the story of the Treaty from its signing in 1840 through the debates and struggles of the nineteenth century to the gathering political momentum of recent decades.

The second edition of this popular book brings the story up to the present. New illustrations enrich the history, giving life to the events as they unfold. Printed in full colour, The Story of a Treaty will continue as a superb introduction to Treaty history for future generations.

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1. An Independent New Zealand
2. Making a Treaty
3. Kāwanatanga and Rangatiratanga: Government Authority and Chiefly Authority
4. The Colonial Government Takes Charge: 1870–1900
5. Into the Twentieth Century: 1900–1975
6. The Treaty Takes Centre Stage: 1975–1990
7. Looking to the Future: 1990–2012

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