New Zealand

New Zealand

by Rebecca Hirsch

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Ever wonder how other countries are different from yours and how they are similar?

Find the facts you need to know as Countries of the World takes you on an international tour! Each book in this colorful, informative series examines a country's history, geography, culture, government, economy, and much more. By exploring the world's diverse and multifaceted nations, you'll learn about the essential similarities and shared challenges that link all the Countries of the World.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617836312
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Essential Library Countries of the World Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Visit to New Zealand 6

Map: Political Boundaries of New Zealand 15

Snapshot 17

Chapter 12 Geography: Variety in a Small Space 18

Map: Geography of New Zealand 21

Map: Climate of New Zealand 28

Chapter 3 Animals and Nature: Shaped by Isolation 30

Chapter 4 History: A Land Apart 48

Chapter 5 People: Abundant Diversity 64

Map: Population Density of New Zealand 70

Chapter 6 Culture: From Two Cultures to Many 74

Chapter 7 Politics: A Parliamentary Democracy 88

Chapter 8 Economics: Farming, Tourism, and Trade 100

Map: Resources of New Zealand 107

Chapter 9 New Zealand Today 116

Timeline 128

Facts at Your Fingertips 130

Glossary 134

Additional Resources 136

Source Notes 138

Index 142

Photo Credits 144

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