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The Musket Wars: A History of Inter-Iwi Conflict 1806 1845
by Ron Crosby
First published by Reed in 1999, with an introduction by Michael King, The Musket Wars established Ron Crosby s reputation as a daring, original chronicler of New Zealand history. This best-selling history provides the first comprehensive account of the wars that ravaged the country in the early 1800s, when iwi with newly acquired muskets unleashed terrible utu (revenge) ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published September 1st 2014 by Libro International
(first published March 1st 1999)
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Ron Crosby holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the University of Auckland and spent the first 35 years of his career working as a barrister in the New Zealand courts (including twice in the Privy Council). He has since acted as a commissioner hearing a wide range of cases under the Resource Management Act, as a part-time member of the Waitangi Tribunal (since 2011), and as a mediator and ...moreMore about Ron Crosby...