Web items on ‘Not in Narrow Seas’


Not in Narrow Seas: The Economic History of Aotearoa New Zealand , published by VUP, was released to bookshops in the week of May 23 (delayed like so many other things by the Covid Crisis).  Here are some web-based items on the book. (For reviews see here.)

Introduction’ to Not in Narrow Seas. In The VUP Home Reader p.131-143. April 2020

Covid19 and History In Pundit 4 May 2020

Debunking the Egalitarian Myth. Excerpt in NZ Herald. May 14, 2020

Book puts farming at the centre of New Zealand’s history. Rural News. June 2, 2020

Do We Really Know Our History? In Pundit 20 June 2020

Hinges of History: After Covid-19? Presentation to the Fabian Society 25 June 2020

There was a Dialogue with Alan Bollard. Tuesday 30 June, 2020: Unity Lunchtime Event, 57 Willis St. 12.30-1.15

Writing Not in Narrow Seas (Phanzine September 2020)

There was a conversation between Geoffrey Rice and Brian Easton at ‘WORD Christchurch Spring Festival’ at 10.30am, October 30.

Sailing in a New Direction (November 2020)

Not in Narrow Seas was on the 2020 NZIER Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List.

A Brief History of the Māori Economy: How Things Change (February 2021)