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On Writing History, Colonization and Development in New Zealand between 1769 and 1900: The Seeds of Rangiatea

Colonization and Development in New Zealand between 1769 and 1900: The Seeds of Rangiatea

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Emeritus Professor Ian Pool of the National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis, University of Waikato, is an acclaimed demographer who has worked across Asia, Africa and the Pacific over many decades, including for the United Nations. Within New Zealand he is particularly known for his immense contribution to the demographic history of Māori. His work Te Iwi Maori: A New Zealand Population Past, Present, and Projected has been hugely influential since it was first published in 1991 and has been especially important in helping those of us interested in understanding the impact of colonisation on Māori to consider the demographic dimension to this story. Now, some two decades later, Professor Pool has returned to explore this theme, though with a wider focus on issues of development.

Colonization and Development in New Zealand between 1769 and 1900: The Seeds of Rangiatea is published by Springer, from whose website the following synopsis is taken.



This book details the inter…

Terra Nullius New Zealand-style? The Curious Case of Tiritiri Matangi Island

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