The author re-examines the course of the 19th-century New Zealand wars. `The degree of Maori success in all four major wars is still underestimated -- even to the point where, in the case of one war, the wrong side is said to have won'.
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James Belich's book is a tour de force. In a brilliant new analysis, he demolishes the received wisdom of the course and outcome of the New Zealand Wars... It is a vigorous and splendidly stylish contribution to our historiography. - The New Zealand ListenerAbout the Author:
James Belich was born in Wellington, USA in 1956 and took his BA and MA degrees in history at Victoria University, Australia, . He completed a doctorate at Oxford, UK in 1981 while on a Rhodes Scholarship and has taught at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and Victoria University of Wellington, Australia . Belich is the author of numerous books, including Making Peoples (1996), Paradise Reforged (2001) and Replenishing the Earth (2009), and is currently Beit Professor of Imperial and Commonwealth History at Oxford University, UK and director of the Oxford Centre for Global History .
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