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Favourite Maori Legends
 

Favourite Maori Legends (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

By Reed, A. W.
Revised by Calman, Ross

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Maori myths and legends have an important role in transmitting and regenerating traditional knowledge. Yet as Ross Calman points out in his introduction to this new edition, they are also simply great yarns - reflective of a time when telling and listening to stories was a key le...isure activity in Maori society. Favourite Maori Legends is an invitation to enjoy over 30 of the most memorable legends, grouped into themes of the spirit world, patupaiarehe (ghosts), taniwha, supernatural creatures, heroes and deeds of daring. Concise yet complete, these gripping stories are enlivened by the timeless illustrations of Roger Hart.
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ISBN 9780947506223
Published AU 19 Jan 2017
Publisher Oratia Media
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
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ISBN-13 9780947506223
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Published 19 Jan 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd Revised edition
Edition 3rd Revised edition
Author(s) By Reed, A. W.
Revised by Calman, Ross
Category Indigenous Peoples
Folklore
Social Issues
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Polynesia
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Popular Culture & Media: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade

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