A short history of New Zealand
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A short history of New Zealand

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Published by Penguin Books in Auckland, N.Z .
Written in English


  • New Zealand -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGordon McLauchlan.
LC ClassificationsDU420 .M357 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23731497M
ISBN 109780143011231
LC Control Number2009483049

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