New Zealand and the War

Paperback | January 13, 2012

byWilliam Swainson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1862. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... New Zealand and the war William Swainson CO NTENTS. CHAPTER I. PaKe Progress and Prospects of the Colony.--The recent Gold Discovery.--Increase of Population.--The New Zealand Constitution.--New Provinces.--The Church Constitution.--Synodical Action.--" Land Leagues."--The Maori " King Movement."--Policy of Sir George Grey . . 1 CHAPTER H. State of New Zealand at the time of the Outbreak.--Political Status of the Native Race.--Dangerous Consequences of a Collision foreseen.--The Maori Tribal System.--Maori Tenure of Land.--Cause of the Insurrection . .45 CHAPTER in. The Taranaki Settlement.--The Waitara.--The Native Title.--The Waitara considered Essential to the Completeness of the Settlement.--Why valued by its Native Owners.--Their Suspicion of the Settlers.--Their early Determination not to sell the Land . . . .59 NEW ZEALAND. AND THE WAR. CHAPTER I. Progress and Prospects of the Colony.--The recent Gold Discovery.--Increase of Population.--The New Zealand Constitution.--New Provinces.--The Church Constitution.--Synodical Action.--" Land Leagues."--The Maori " King Movement."-- Policy of Sir George Grey. Variola and valuable as are its known productions, the natural resources of New Zealand have as yet been very imperfectly developed; but the estimate which was formed of its advantages as a field for British colonization has been verified in almost every particular: and when the confidence of the Natives shall be restored, and when the measures now being taken, under the able administration of Sir George Grey, for establishing peace, order, and government amongst them, shall be completed, New Zealand will assuredly rank as the most attractive and important of our possessions in the Southern Hemisphere. Wh...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1862. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... New Zealand and the war William Swainson CO NTENTS. CHAPTER I. PaKe Progress and Prospects of the Colony.--The recent Gold Discovery....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217846289

ISBN - 13:9780217846288

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