Acknowledge No Frontier: The Creation and Demise of New Zealand’s Provinces, 1853–76

Malcolm Prentis


Starting at the beginning, one does not always pay much attention to Acknowledgements but it came as a surprise to find two paragraphs in the Acknowledgements of this book concerning the author’s debt to music.  He writes history with headphones on.  Fair enough; the reviewer listened to Ravi Shankar when studying Indian history.

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