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text Come on shore and we will kill and eat you all : a New Zealand story

Summary

Relates the author's marriage as an American middle-class student to a Maori tradesman from a background of rural poverty, and explores their relationship within the wider context of the cultural clash between Europeans and Maoris throughout New Zealand's history.

Contents
Paihia -- Abominably saucy -- Mangonui -- Terra incognita -- Present perfect -- The venus -- A natural gentleman -- A dangerous people -- Smoked heads -- Turston's land deeds -- Nana Miri -- Hawaiki -- Once were warriors -- Gu, choki, pa -- Matari... Read more
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Description
xiv, 270 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Publisher
Bloomsbury 2008

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TADL-WOOD 993.01 THO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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