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Haerenga: Early Maori Journeys Across the Globe

Haerenga: Early Maori Journeys Across the Globe (Paperback)

By O'Malley, Vincent

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This book tells the history of Maori travel and exploration, providing fresh light on a little known yet absorbing aspect of early New Zealand.

ISBN 9780908321193
Published 9 March 2015 by Bridget Williams Books
Format Paperback
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Series BWB Texts (part: 29)
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ISBN-13 9780908321193
ISBN-10 0908321198
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
Publisher Bridget Williams Books
Imprint Bridget Williams Books
Publication Date 9 March 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By O'Malley, Vincent
Series BWB Texts (part: 29)
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Social & Cultural History
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 166
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Maori New Zealand people - Travel, Maori New Zealand people - History - 18th century, Maori New Zealand people - History - 19th century
NBS Text Regional History
Dewey Code 910.8999442
Catalogue Code 574456

Description of this Book

'Maori and Europeans were encountering one another for the first time not just along the shorelines of New Zealand but also on the streets of Melbourne, Liverpool and New York.'From the late eighteenth century, Maori travellers spread out from New Zealand across the globe. They travelled for a variety of reasons - curiosity, adventure, commerce, political missions or under duress. Most travellers eventually returned home, bringing something of their own 'new world' stories with them. These remarkable experiences of voyaging and discovery, presented here in a series of vignettes, also form part of the wider history of Maori and Pakeha encounter.

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