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Te Rangi Hiroa (Sir Peter Buck) 1949. The coming of the Maori. Wellington, Whitcombe and Tombs. 543 p.

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Detailed general reference on the origins, history, material culture, social organisation and religion of the Māori. Discusses Polynesian background to Māori culture.

Book I concerns the discovery, settlement and language.

Book II discusses food, housing, villages and forts, mats, baskets and plaiting, clothing, stone tools, canoes, fishing, games and pastimes, musical instruments, weapons, personal decoration and ornaments, art.

Book III is on the family and tribe, birth and infancy, childhood and education, life of the community, warfare, sickness and health.

Book IV on the Creations, the gods, the priesthood, varieties of religious experience.

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The coming of the Maori

1949
Te Rangi Hiroa (Sir Peter Buck)
543
Whitcombe and Tombs
Wellington

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