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A Wise Adventure
A Wise Adventure

A Wise Adventure

New Zealand and the Antarctic 1923–1960


240 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: March 2001

ISBN 9780864734037

Rights: WOR X NZ

Victoria University Press (Mar 2001)

Price: $24.95


This is the story of how New Zealand's attitude to its wedge-shaped slice of Antarctica moved gradually over forty years from one of near neglect to one of active involvement in the negotiation of an international regime designed to protect the southernmost continent from political rivalries and potential damage to the fragile environment.