Faculty of Arts
Rethinking New Zealand History
A wide-ranging introduction to New Zealand's past emphasising the contested and contestable turning points that define its history. A broad range of nineteenth and twentieth century topics will be canvassed using insights drawn from political, economic, social and cultural history.
James Belich, Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders: from Polynesian Settlement to the end of the Nineteenth Century, Auckland, 1996.
James Belich, Paradise Reforged: A History of the New Zealanders from the 1880s to the Year 2000, Auckland, 2001.
Michael King, The Penguin History of New Zealand, Auckland, 2003.
Ranginui Walker, Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou: Struggle Without End, rev. edn, Auckland, 2004.
Coursework + exam
HISTORY 107: 15.0 points
HISTORY 122, 123