Te Ika a Maui: Or, New Zealand and Its Inhabitants, Illustrating the Origin, Manners, Customs, Mythology, Religion, Rites, Songs, Proverbs, Fables, and Language of the Natives

Author(s): Richard Taylor

Maori Books

A detailed description of Maori mythology and culture with a discussion of the natural history and geology of New Zealand.

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Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Mythology; 3. Mythology continued; 4. Tapu; 5. Whare-Kura; 6. Fishing ceremonies; 7. Customs relating to the dead; 8. Tinirau; 9. Wakatauki, or proverbs; 10. Songs; 11. Personal ornaments; 12. Dreams; 13. Amusements; 14. Origin, as traced by language; 15. History; 16. The geology of New Zealand; 17. Climate; 18. Native chiefs; 19. Samuel Marsden; 20. Church; 21. Hongi; 22. Te Rauparaha and Rangihaeata; 23. Hone Heke; 24. Means of support; 25. Natural history; 26. Botany; 27. Hints to intended emigrants; Appendix; Index.

General Fields

  • : 9781108017220
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : Cambridge University Press
  • : August 2010
  • : 216mm X 140mm X 30mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Taylor
  • : Paperback
  • : 993
  • : 530
  • : 65 b/w illus. 8 colour illus. 1 map