Stephen Sedley, 8 March 2001
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Oxford, 210 pp., £40, October 2000, 0 19 826876 9Show More
Waitangi and Indigenous Rights: Revolution, Law and Legitimation by F.M. Brookfield.
Auckland, 253 pp., NZ $39.95, November 1999, 1 86940 184 0Show More
“... a certain age are familiar, New Zealand has been awakened by modern scholars, prominent among them James Belich, to the fact that the Maori tribes, well accustomed to fighting and enslaving each other during the centuries before the Europeans arrived, for over thirty years inflicted a series of military defeats on British troops, developing among other ...”