The Forgotten Wars: Why The Musket Wars matter today

Paperback: $40.00
ISBN-13: 9780947506797
Published: October 2020

Additional Information

200 pages | b&w illustrations, 16 color illustrations
  • About the Book
  • Distinguished author and lawyer Ron Crosby rewrites his seminal The Musket Wars on a thematic basis, simplifying it to a concise work full of maps and illustrations for the general reader. Muskets, potatoes and other introductions fundamentally altered the balance of power in 19th-century Aotearoa, leading to inter-iwi conflicts over almost 40 years that claimed tens of thousands of lives. This important work will further understanding of how the boom of muskets continues to echo in New Zealand today.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Ron Crosby, Author