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The dangers of absolutism, John Larkindale

Balancing Acts: Reflections of a New Zealand Diplomat Gerald McGhie Dunmore, $35.00 ISBN 978927212318 Friends and relations often suggest to diplomats following their retirement that they should write a book about their experiences. Not so, in my view; the world…
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Field notes, Gerald McGhie

Black Saturday: New Zealand’s Tragic Blunders in Samoa Michael Field Reed, $34.99, ISBN 0790011034 Samoa-New Zealand relations are nothing if not complex. Michael Field in Black Saturday, while presenting an overview of Samoan history, focuses on a not only complex…
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