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on 5 October 2013
The illustrations are much superior to the caricature-like pictures in many books in the Men-at-arms series. The (of necessity) very brief recounting of some of the wars fought in New Zealand in the 19th Century is also informative, and hopefully will whet readers' interest sufficiently to inspire them to look further into the subject.
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on 14 September 2017
Well written and historical book , many original photos , a useful work for anyone interested in this period . Factual and accurate work .
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on 27 May 2013
The art work is very, very good. I also found that I learned enough about the Maori campaigns to look for other sources. Often I find that this is the real value of Osprey books. They light up an area of history that allows further study. Excellent book.
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on 27 May 2014
This work would have been much better changing several pages about the Maori culture and equipment of the armies for a more detalied information of the battles and campaigns fought there, as Peter Abbot did with his excellent Congo Wars. It includes just a list of the british regiments that fought there, and an interesting black and white map. The summaries of the campaigns are Ok as introduction. The drawings, from Ruggiero, are excellent, and the best of the book.
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on 10 November 2015
came on time reasonable price
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on 28 January 2018
Exactly as described
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on 27 September 2013
Book arrived on time in excellent condition. Thank you very much I haven't read it yet but will do soon.
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on 15 December 2014
Great Thanks
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