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Counterpoint in Maori culture / F. Allan Hanson and Louise Hanson.

By: Hanson, F. Allan, 1939-.
Contributor(s): Hanson, Louise, 1940- | Hanson, Louise.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: International library of anthropology: Publisher: London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983Description: viii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0710095465(hbk) :.Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Religion | Māori -- Social life and customs | Māori -- ReligionDDC classification:
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Heritage & Archives Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru
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Reference - not for loan 305.8994 HAN 1 Reference Only

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"The book argues that two dynamic structural forms - complementarity and symmetry - give shape to the development of relationships in a wide range of Maori institutions. These include the relationships among heroes in mythsand folktales, the connection between humans and the gods in ritual and religion, and between persons and groups in peaceful association and in conflict. ..."--Book jacket.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [219]-227.

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