A frontier of chaos?

Page 8 – Further information

This web feature was written by Steve Watters and produced by the NZHistory.net.nz team.




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  • Trevor Bentley, Pākehā Māori: the extraordinary story of the Europeans who lived as Māori in early New Zealand, Penguin, Auckland, 1999
  • Trevor Bentley, Captured by Māori: white female captives, sex and racism on the nineteenth-century New Zealand frontier, Penguin, Auckland, 2004
  • Bronwyn Dalley and Gavin McLean (eds), Frontier of dreams: the story of New Zealand, Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2005
  • Paul Moon and Peter Biggs, The Treaty and its times: the illustrated history, Resource Books, Auckland, 2004
  • Anne Salmond, Between worlds: early exchanges between Maori and Europeans 1773–1815, Viking, Auckland, 1997
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'Further information', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/culture/pre-1840-contact/further-information, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 24-May-2024