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Unpacking the Kists

The Scots in New Zealand

Unpacking the Kists( )
Author: Patterson, Brad
Brooking, Tom
McAloon, Jim
Series title:McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:McGill-Queen's University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $110.00
Book Description:

An analysis of the scale and impact of Scottish migration to Britain's most distant nineteenth-century colony.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.4 Inches
Author Biography
Patterson, Brad (Author)

Tom Brooking specializes in New Zealand and comparative rural and environmental history. New Zealand political history and the historical links between New Zealand and Scotland. This research has focused upon environmental transformation and the role of colonising peoples in that process, especially farming and its economic and environmental impacts.

He has published seven books by himself and co-authored two others. His three most recent books are Making a New Land Environmental Histories of New Zealand, Unpacking the Kists:The Scots in New Zealand and Richard Seddon: King of God's Own which made the New Zealand Best Seller List in 2015. This last title also won the 2015 Ernest Scott Prize.


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