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The Moa-hunter period of Maori culture / by Rodger Duff ; with a foreword by H.D. Skinner

By: Duff, Roger.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Canterbury Museum bulletin: no. 1.Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Govt. Printer, 1956Edition: Second edition.Description: xix, 400 pages, [60] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- History | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Hunting | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Antiquities | Moas | Kōrero nehe
Contents:
Moa-hunters, Maoris and Morioris -- Description of Wairau Camp -- Narrative of excavations -- Moa-hunter fashions in personal ornament (Reels, pendants, amulets) -- Determination of moa-hunter adze culture -- Fishing methods -- Use of nephrite -- Documentation of tradition -- Moa hunter research since 1956.
First ed.: 1950. -Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-397) and index.
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First edition published 1950

Running title: Moa-hunters of Wairau

Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-397) and index.

Moa-hunters, Maoris and Morioris -- Description of Wairau Camp -- Narrative of excavations -- Moa-hunter fashions in personal ornament (Reels, pendants, amulets) -- Determination of moa-hunter adze culture -- Fishing methods -- Use of nephrite -- Documentation of tradition -- Moa hunter research since 1956.

First ed.: 1950. -Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-397) and index.

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