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A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands (Traveller's History)

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Compact portrait of New Zealand and the far-flung islands from their earliest settlements to the present.
Paperback, 400 pages
Expected publication: December 15th 2016 by Interlink Books (first published August 14th 2003)
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HBalikov
May 11, 2013 HBalikov rated it really liked it
In the final chapters and finding some real gaps in what I knew about those South Pacific Islands and islanders. Chambers digs into almost every corner of the South Pacific to bring us a very fair and balanced view of what has taken place over the past few centuries. It opened my eyes and gave me a better sense of this region so far from my home.

Perhaps this isn't the definitive work on this topic, but it is more than most travelers would want or need. I am not aware of another single compact vo
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Maureen
Feb 23, 2009 Maureen rated it it was ok
Reminds me of those last three paragraphs in each history book chapter, the ones where they tell you about women and blacks. They were people who did important things, but not quite as important as the things that everyone else in the book did.
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Kind of dry, but an interesting history.
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