Dr Michael Bassett

Dr Michael Bassett


Michael Bassett is New Zealand’s best-known political historian and author of fifteen books. Click book covers for detail.

New Zealand’s Prime Ministers: From Dick Seddon to John Key

The Next Vintage: The Babich Family and 100 years of New Zealand Wine

City of Sails: The History of Auckland City Council, 1989-2010

Working with David

The Myers

Roderick Deane: His Life & Times

Coates of Kaipara

Tomorrow Comes the Song: A Life of Peter Fraser

The State in New Zealand 1840-1984: Socialism without Doctrines?

Sir Joseph Ward: A Political Biograph

The Mother of All Departments The history of the Department of Internal Affairs

Three Party Politics in New Zealand 1911-1931

The Third Labour Government

CONFRONTATION '51 The 1951 Waterfront Dispute

The Essentials of Successful Leadership in Twentieth Century New Zealand Politics