Alan Mulgan’s book was first published in 1927, a time when many New Zealanders still referred to England as home. Their attachment was not merely nostalgic or sentimental, it was also economic. Exports and imports readily reflected this – New Zealand was Britain’s farm in the south and Britain was New Zealand’s factory in the north.
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Reference: Alan Mulgan, Home: a colonial's adventure. London: Longmans, Green, 1934.
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