New PDF release: Treasury: A History of the New Zealand Treasury 1840-2000

By Malcolm McKinnon

Treasury is the reputable commissioned background of our most vital division of country, based with the state in 1840. it's a wealthy and textured tale: it exhibits the perennial jousting of officers with ministers, the increase and fall of the accountants and the increase and upward push of the economists. It exhibits the impression of adjustments within the political scene and of occasions on the earth economic system. now not consistently gray bureaucrats, vibrant figures stride the pages: one secretary used to be consultant rugby participant, one used to be a greater baby-kisser than the politicians, one took beginner's ballet periods via a particularly annoying yr. yet it is a severe and engaging research on the middle of the country's historical past taking the tale during the arguable 'rogernomi' years as much as 2000. lengthy late, Treasury might be crucial studying for an individual drawn to New Zealand background and the advanced interaction among govt, financial system and people.

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