New Zealand (Revised Edition) - World Bibliography Series Vol 18 by Brad Patterson; Kathryn Patterson

New Zealand (Revised Edition) - World Bibliography Series Vol 18 by Brad Patterson; Kathryn Patterson

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For many years New Zealand was stereotyped as being a 'sleepy hollow' of the South Pacific, but more recently, it has had an influence in international affairs which belies its size. Noted more for its conservatism and stability than for its innovation and radicalism, it took pride in its depiction as a European farmyard in a Polynesian environment. Since 1984, however, in response to perceived threats to its international trade, and to internal structural problems, successive New Zealand governments have sought to recast the country according to a more market-oriented ethos. The consequent changes have extended beyond deregulation of the economy and a shrinking of the state's role, and have fundamentally influenced almost every aspect of modern New Zealand life. This bibliography, while retaining material from the first edition which portrays New Zealand's past, focuses principally on more recent changes This 1998 ABC-Clio Inc Hardback is in Near Mint condition.

ISBN: 9781851092796 SKU: 1367600 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.