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Sinclair, Keith 1922-1993

Overview
Works: 105 works in 503 publications in 5 languages and 7,633 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Musical settings  Music  Pictorial works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: DU420, 993
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Most widely held works by Keith Sinclair
A history of New Zealand by Keith Sinclair( Book )

142 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a history of New Zealand regarded both as a former British colony and as part of the New World. Furthermore, it is a history of a Pacific country: the New Zealanders, whether the Ppolynesian Moa-hunters of a thousand years ago, or their Maori descendants, or the later Europeans"--Book Jacket
The Oxford illustrated history of New Zealand by Keith Sinclair( Book )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of the Māori wars by Keith Sinclair( Book )

37 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Sinclair's The Origins of the Maori Wars is a fascinating account of the Waitara purchase and the cause of war in Taranaki in 1860. The seeds of conflict were sown in the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, when colonists arrived to take up land for which they had paid before it had been procured. The King party, one of the earliest national movements among Maori, reacted against this imperial expansion. The story of the developing crisis features good intentions, self-interest, obstinacy and miscalculations? elements involved in the origins of many wars. Written over t
Walter Nash by Keith Sinclair( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Nash was a member of the New Zealand Parliament for almost forty years, Minister of Finance for fourteen, leader of the Opposition for nine and Prime Minister for three
William Pember Reeves : New Zealand Fabian by Keith Sinclair( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and work of the self-called 'Fabian socialist', William Pember Reeves, significant politician (as well as historian and poet) in New Zealand in the late 1800s and early 1900s
Looking back : a photographic history of New Zealand by Keith Sinclair( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier's view of Empire : the reminiscences of James Bodell, 1831-92 by James Bodell( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of a soldier who served in the Waikato campaign 1863 - 1865 (The New Zealand Land Wars.) and later settled in Tauranga
Physical chemistry of high polymeric systems by H. F Mark( Book )

6 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geometry of molecules. The internal motions of molecules. Primary and secondary valences. Crystal structure, lattice forces and chemical structure of the unit cell. Molecular arrangement in liquids and the investigation of very minute crystals. The behavior of mixtures. Kinetic phenomena in high polymer chemistry
Kinds of peace : Maori people after the wars, 1870-85 by Keith Sinclair( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admirably clear and concise in its account of the aftermath of the land wars, Kinds of Peace examines the political, religious and other reactions among Maori towards the coming of peace. It considers the effect of the wars on the Maori people of Waikato, Taranaki, and Hawkes Bay, and draws heavily on Maori sources. Special emphasis is given to leaders Te Whiti and Tawhiao. Sinclair writes a challenging and eminently readable book. It is a major contribution by New Zealand's most distinguished historian to our knowledge of nineteenth-century Maori history
Imperial federation : a study of New Zealand policy and opinion, 1880-1914 by Keith Sinclair( Book )

13 editions published in 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of a small democracy : essays in honour of Willis Airey by Robert Chapman( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A destiny apart : New Zealand's search for national identity by Keith Sinclair( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of national identity in New Zealand from European settlement to the present day and discusses New Zealand's emergence as a nation in the 20th century
Tasman relations : New Zealand and Australia, 1788-1988( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The firewheel tree by Keith Sinclair( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open account : a history of the Bank of New South Wales in New Zealand, 1861-1961 by Keith Sinclair( Book )

8 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distance looks our way; the effects of remoteness on New Zealand by Keith Sinclair( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Māori king by John Eldon Gorst( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British politician and lawyer Sir John Eldon Gorst (1835-1916) arrived in New Zealand in 1860, shortly after the outbreak of the Taranaki Wars (from 1860 onwards), with idealistic intentions of working with Bishop Selwyn and the Maori. He took on various governmental roles that required contact with the Maori, including those of school inspector, magistrate and, later, Civil Commissioner for the Waikato region, whose powerful chiefs had not signed the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi. In 1864 he published this book analysing the social and economic situation in New Zealand, the rapid deterioration of relations between Maori and Europeans (which he ascribes largely to errors and neglect on the part of the British administration) and Maori demands for self-government. He describes, often as an eye-witness, the complex political wrangling that took place, and sets out his own views about the past and future relations between the two ethnic groups
A history of the University of Auckland, 1883-1983 by Keith Sinclair( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maori Land League : an examination into the source of a New Zealand myth by Keith Sinclair( Book )

6 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moontalk : poems new & selected by Keith Sinclair( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford illustrated history of New Zealand
Alternative Names
Keith Sinclair historicus uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1922-1993)

Keith Sinclair New Zealand historian and poet

Keith Sinclair nyzealandsk poet og historiker

Sinclair, K.

Sinclair, Keith 1922-

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The Oxford illustrated history of New Zealand