John Robert Godley of Canterbury
By (author) C. E. Carrington
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John Robert Godley of Canterbury by C. E. Carrington
Book DescriptionNot many detailed accounts have been written about the foundation of a colony, and none is more likely to be instructive than that of the foundation of Canterbury, New Zealand. This settlement is outstanding in imperial history because it came as the climax of twenty years of colonial reform, and because the settlers were carefully selected: it is thus important as the most successful example of systematic colonisation in English imperial history. The man who inspired and planned and led and established Canterbury, New Zealand, was John Robert Godley, a close friend of Gladstone, who also gave his powerful aid to the scheme. Apart from the foundation of Canterbury, Godley was an eminent Victorian who wrestled with the Irish problem and took part in the reform of the War Office after the Crimean War.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521072755
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author C. E. Carrington
Pageant of Kings and Queens, Paperback (September 2011)
This 1937 book for young readers traces the history of the English monarchy from early Anglo-Saxon times to the first part of the twentieth century.
History of England, Paperback (June 2011)
First published in 1932, this history of England was written primarily for children in the middle and upper forms of public and secondary schools.
British Overseas, Part 1, Making of the Empire, Paperback (May 1968)» View all books by C. E. Carrington
This is a digital reprint of a volume from 1968 where Professor Carrington brought up to date the first nine chapters of his classic study of the expansion of the British peoples overseas.
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