Boundary Markers: Land Surveying and the Colonisation of New Zealand

Boundary Markers: Land Surveying and the Colonisation of New Zealand

Giselle Byrnes / Apr 04, 2020

Boundary Markers Land Surveying and the Colonisation of New Zealand In a country where land disputes were the chief cause of conflict between the coloniser and the colonised surveying could never be a neutral depoliticised pastime In a groundbreaking piece of schola

  • Title: Boundary Markers: Land Surveying and the Colonisation of New Zealand
  • Author: Giselle Byrnes
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In a country where land disputes were the chief cause of conflict between the coloniser and the colonised, surveying could never be a neutral, depoliticised pastime.In a groundbreaking piece of scholarship, Giselle Byrnes examines the way surveyors became figuratively and literally the cutting edge of colonisation Clearing New Zealand s vast forests, laying out town plaIn a country where land disputes were the chief cause of conflict between the coloniser and the colonised, surveying could never be a neutral, depoliticised pastime.In a groundbreaking piece of scholarship, Giselle Byrnes examines the way surveyors became figuratively and literally the cutting edge of colonisation Clearing New Zealand s vast forests, laying out town plans and deciding on place names, they were at every moment asserting British power Boundary Markers also shows how the surveyors commercial gaze , a view of the countryside coloured by the desire for profit, put them at odds with the M ori view of land.

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