Illustrated history of New Zealanders at war / Marcia Stenson.

By: Stenson, Marcia [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2008Description: 111 p. : col. ill., maps, ports ; 30 cmISBN: 9781869790158 Other title: History of New Zealanders at warSubject(s): South African War, 1899-1902 -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Korean War, 1950-1953 -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Warfare -- Children's nonfiction | War and society -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | New Zealand -- History, Military -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 355.00993
Contents:
Introduction -- How we know about the past -- Old-time Maori wars -- The Musket Wars -- Early clashes between Maori and Pakeha -- Wairau 1843 and the War in the North 1845-46 -- War in Taranaki, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty 1860-72 -- A new kind of war: Guerrilla warfare -- The Boer War 1899-1902 -- The First World War 1914-18: The Great War -- The Second World War 1939-45 -- After the Second World War -- The Korean War 1950-53 -- The Vietnam War 1959-75 -- Keeping the peace -- Cadets and territorials -- Some peacemakers and pacifists -- Epilogue -- Illustration credits -- Index.
Summary: From pre-European tribal warfare to the musket wars, from the Land Wars to the Boer War and right up to conflicts in Korea and Vietnam and peacekeeping in the Pacific, Marcia Stenson uses her trademark informative accessible style to explain to younger readers the intricacy of battle and weaponry as well as providing historical facts about New Zealand in the times.
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Includes index.

Introduction -- How we know about the past -- Old-time Maori wars -- The Musket Wars -- Early clashes between Maori and Pakeha -- Wairau 1843 and the War in the North 1845-46 -- War in Taranaki, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty 1860-72 -- A new kind of war: Guerrilla warfare -- The Boer War 1899-1902 -- The First World War 1914-18: The Great War -- The Second World War 1939-45 -- After the Second World War -- The Korean War 1950-53 -- The Vietnam War 1959-75 -- Keeping the peace -- Cadets and territorials -- Some peacemakers and pacifists -- Epilogue -- Illustration credits -- Index.

From pre-European tribal warfare to the musket wars, from the Land Wars to the Boer War and right up to conflicts in Korea and Vietnam and peacekeeping in the Pacific, Marcia Stenson uses her trademark informative accessible style to explain to younger readers the intricacy of battle and weaponry as well as providing historical facts about New Zealand in the times.

Suggested level: Upper primary, intermediate.

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