The State in New Zealand, 1840-1984: Socialism Without Doctrines?
A history of the state in New Zealand up to 1984, exploring how and why it had an active and interventionist role, especially in extensive social programmes which became increasingly difficult to sustain economically. The author was a Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister, and has written a number of books on New Zealand history and politics.
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Establishing Order in Colonial New Zealand
Settlers Search for Prosperity
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