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A Short History of New Zealand free pdf This highly regarded book has been in print since 2004 and has proved popular with tourists, students and ordinary New Zealanders as a lively and reliable short history of New Zealand. It has proved a handy and succinct alternative to bigger books such as Michael King's The Penguin History of New Zealand. The timeline at the end of the book has proved particularly popular. Gordon McLauchlan has been assiduously reading New Zealand history, biography and fiction for more than fifty years. He knows New Zealand as intimately and affectionately as anyone alive and has set out in this updated edition of A Short History of New Zealand to provide for the general reader an historical narrative that is personal and colourful, and stamped with the authority of a lifetime of deep interest. This revised edition includes events since the turn of the twenty-first century, including the results of the 2008 General Election.

About Gordon McLauchlan

Gordon McLauchlan has enjoyed a media career as a journalist, feature writer, magazine editor, television presenter, radio broadcaster, social commentator, historian, columnist and public relations consultant. His areas of interest include literature, agriculture, tourism and media, and he reckons he has worked in more branches of the media than any other New Zealander. His books include The Passionless People, the Bateman New Zealand Encyclopaedia, A Short History of New Zealand and The Farming of New Zealand.

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Author : Gordon McLauchlan
Publisher : Penguin Books (NZ)
Data Published : 30 March 2009
ISBN : 0143011235
EAN : 9780143011231
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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