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A Wise Adventure II
A Wise Adventure II

A Wise Adventure II


370 Pages, 5.5 x 8.25

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $39.95)

Publication Date: October 2018

ISBN 9781776561681

Rights: WOR X NZ

Victoria University Press (Oct 2018)

Price: $29.95


Since the adoption of the Antarctic Treaty in 1959, Antarctica has been governed through a unique system of international collaboration. A Wise Adventure 2 covers recent developments, shedding light on the challenges inherent with enforcing the Antarctic Treaty. It documents the negotiations over the minerals regime and records the subsequent negotiations that resulted in the Madrid Protocol on Environment Protection.

Author Biography

Malcolm Templeton holds a Doctor of Literature from the University of Otago. Previously, he served as Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs. He has drawn on official archives to record some major aspects of New Zealand's diplomatic history. His books include A Wise Adventure: New Zealand & Antarctica 1920-1960 (VUP, 2000), and Standing Upright Here: New Zealand in the Nuclear Age 1945-1990 (VUP, 2006).