The best man who ever served the Crown? : a life of Donald McLean / Ray Fargher.
By: Fargher, Ray.Material type: BookPublisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Victoria University Press, 2007Description: xii, 407 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780864735607 (pbk.).Subject(s): McLean, Donald, 1820-1877 | McLean, Donald, Sir, 1820-1877 | Statesmen -- New Zealand -- Biography | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Government relations | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure | Māori -- Government relations | Māori -- Land tenure | Colonial administrators -- New Zealand -- Biography | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Government relations -- 19th century | Colonial administrators New Zealand Biography | New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 19th century | New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876DDC classification: 993.022 Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2008 Finalist.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
An important work of scholarship, this biography of Donald McLean focuses on the time period from his first government appointment as Protectorate of Aborigines in 1843 to his death in 1877. A key figure in the drama surrounding New Zealand land deals during the 19th century, McLean served as Land Purchase Commissioner and was closely involved in land deals in the Taranaki and elsewhere that continue to have repercussions today.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -392) and index.
Includes bibliography (p. 388-392) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2008 Finalist.
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