A Short History of New Zealand
- General Audience
|Title||A Short History of New Zealand|
|Author||by G. McLauchlan|
|Publisher||David Bateman Ltd|
|Publication Date||6 April 2014|
|Number of Pages||256|
History By Area
Australasian & Pacific History
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
I particularly like Gordon McLauchlan's style of writing. He makes history come alive while being full of facts and at the same time an accurate account of our history from the very early years before the Pakeha, right through our history to present day.' Christine Frayling, Booksellers NZ
Gordon McLauchlan is well-known as an author, journalist and social commentator. He has written for many newspapers and magazines and published numerous books. His specific areas of interest are the historical, social and political heritage of New Zealanders, literature, agriculture, tourism and media.
A new edition of the bestselling short history on New Zealand, updated to include the Helen Clark years, the rise of John Key, the Christchurch earthquakes and the 2011 Rugby World Cup! A lively and accessible history written by one of New Zealand's most well-known commentators on matters past and present. Succinct and well referenced, this book is the most accessible introduction to New Zealand history currently in print.