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              Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa
                

              Maori Philosophy: Indigenous Thinking from Aotearoa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stewart, Dr Georgina

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              • Pub Date
                29 Sep 20

              This book is a concise introduction to Maori philosophy, covering the symbolic systems and worldviews of the indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This book addresses core philosophical issues including Maori notions of the self, the world, epistemology, the form in which M...aori philosophy is conveyed, and whether or not Maori philosophy has a teleological agenda. The book introduces key texts, thinkers and themes and includes pedagogical features including: - A Maori-to-English glossary; - Accessible English translations of primary source material; - Teaching notes, and reflections on how the studied material engages with contemporary debates - End-of-chapter discussion questions that can be used in teaching - Comprehensive bibliographies and guided suggestions for further reading. Knowledge, Self and World in Maori Philosophy is an ideal text for students studying World Philosophies, or anyone who wishes to use indigenous philosophies or methodologies in their own research and scholarship.
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              ISBN 9781350101654
              Released AU 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Bloomsbury Introductions to World Philosophies
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              Moonlite: The Tragic Love Story of Captain Moonlite and the Bloody End of the Bushrangers
                

              Moonlite: The Tragic Love Story of Captain Moonlite and the Bloody End of the Bushrangers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Linnell, Garry

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              • Pub Date
                29 Sep 20

              They cut his thick beard from his face a few days ago and now the rope will have to do its work around the stubble on his neck. It's early on the morning of 20 January 1880 as Andrew George Scott, one of Australia's last genuine bushrangers, is led to the gallows. Nosey Bob, the ...Sydney hangman, has been told Scott's weight and height. He's also measured the drop and checked the rope a dozen times. A man can't be too sure these days. He's botched a few hangings over the years, has Bob, his victims writhing and squirming for ages at the end of the rope. This one he needs to get right. Can't have the tabloids and the public saying he stuffed up when it came to stretching the neck of Captain Moonlite. Scott, the self-declared Captain Moonlite, is a shadow of the man who, along with his gang, had held up the Wantabadgery station, 30 miles out of Gundagai, just a few months earlier. He is gaunt and lean and there is fear in his eyes. Around one of his fingers he wears a ring woven from the hair of the true love of his life, James Nesbitt, a young man he had met in prison a few years earlier. The business at Wantabadgery where Moonlite's gang had held up to 40 people hostage ended with a shootout with the police - a bad one - and Nesbitt had been gunned down during the firefight. No-one could quite believe what happened next. That was the end of Moonlite. He fell to his knees and cradled Nesbitt in his arms, weeping inconsolably and kissing him passionately. In prison Moonlite has penned a letter that will not be found for more than a century. My dying wish is to be buried beside my beloved James Nesbitt, the man with whom I was united by every tie which could bind human friendship, he writes. We were one in hopes, in heart and soul and this unity lasted until he died in my arms. The story of Captain Moonlite is largely unknown in Australia. Yet it is one of the most incredible tales to emerge out of the 19th century when a young and largely lawless nation was held to rans
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              ISBN 9780143795773
              Published AU 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Maori Conflict
                

              The Maori Conflict (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hampsey, Sean

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              In the early 1800as a French veteran of Napoleon Bonaparteas wars escapes to New Zealand from the penal settlement of New South Wales. After being captured, he chances his way into the inner-sanctum of a powerful Maori tribe. Soon he is within a hairs-breadth of becoming heir to ...the throne. He is caught-up in a terrifying inter-tribal war, and even as a seasoned campaigner, he is over-awed by the brutality and bravery of it all. Intertwined through this riveting tale is an abandoned nymph-like white girl who captivates our French adventurer to the point that she costs him his position and standing among the Maoris. Amidst all of the beauty and savagery that is New Zealand, the author brings the reader with him into the valleys and dells of the lush tropical rain forests, to the snow-capped mountain peaks, and to the peaceful bays and inlets of a country so abundant in natures finery we can touch each dew-drenched leaf and be intoxicated by each delicate plant and flower. One can immediately feel absorbed in this land, abounding in beauty in all its untamed forms just prior to white settlement in the late 1840as.
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              ISBN 9781925230437
              Published AU 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Author (Self Published Title)
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              From the Ashes
               

              From the Ashes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Challinor, Deborah

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              Auckland,1956. Allie Manaia works at Smith and Caughey's department store. It's been two years since the Dunbar and Jones fire, where some of her friends perished, but she still has nightmares. Allie and her husband, Sonny, are desperate for a baby, after losing a child, and Alli...e's distress at not conceiving again is compounded when those around her seem to have no trouble falling pregnant - even when they shouldn't. Allie's neighbours have recently moved to suburban Auckland. Ana, now a housewife, misses her work on the farm, but she has her hands full, looking after her increasingly forgetful father-in-law. Kathleen Lawson - rich, lonely and bored - is one of Allies' customers at the make-up counter. Kathleen takes a shine to Allie, but when she discovers Allie's husband is Maori, Kathleen's attitude changes. Is she trying to make friends or poison the relationship between Sonny and Allie? Sonny's beautiful younger sister, Polly, is living a vibrant but wayward life as a waitress-model-goodtime girl while leaving her young daughter to be raised by her mother. Then one day Polly disappears...
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              ISBN 9781460754122
              Published AU 29 Oct 2018
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Restless Years
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              Guardian of the Dead
                

              Guardian of the Dead (Paperback)

              By Healey, Karen

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              'In less than a day I had been harassed, enchanted, shouted at, cried on, and clawed. I'd been cold, scared, dirty, exhausted, hungry, and miserable. And up until now, I'd been mildly impressed with my ability to cope.'A gripping fantasy set on the shifting boundary between what ...is real and what is legend.
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              ISBN 9781741758801
              Published AU 1 Apr 2010
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Tikanga Whakaaro: Key Concepts in Maori Culture
               

              Tikanga Whakaaro: Key Concepts in Maori Culture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2001 reprint)

              By Barlow, Cleve

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              Numerous important concepts in Maori culture are defined and discussed in short essay-style definitions in this volume, which is written in both the English and Maori languages.

              ISBN 9780195582123
              Published AU 1 Sep 1990
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Once Were Warriors
                

              Once Were Warriors (Paperback)

              By Duff, Alan

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              A first novel which has been a bestseller in New Zealand, and has been made into a film. It is a portrayal of Maoris in New Zealand society, and a story in which everyone is a victim until the strength and vision of one woman transcends brutality and leads the way to a new life.

              ISBN 9780099578413
              Released AU 16 Mar 1995
              Publisher Vintage
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              Maori Made Fun: 200+ puzzles and games to boost your reo
               

              Maori Made Fun: 200+ puzzles and games to boost your reo (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Morrison, Scotty; Morrison, Stacey

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              Maori Made Fun contains over 250 word games, puzzles and activities - a fun-filled box of te reo tricks for everyone. Whether you're already a confident speaker of Maori or just getting started, use te reo Maori every day or almost never, have one hour spare or only one minute, t...his is the book for you. Featuring- Crosswords and wordfinds Jokes and riddles Memory games Word searches Visual puzzles Family activities Word matches Mysteries/puzzles Code crackers . . . and much more! From the authors of Maori Made Easy, Maori at Home and My First Words in Maori.
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              ISBN 9780143775294
              Published AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand
                

              The Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Moon, Paul

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              • Pub Date
                2 Nov 20

              One of the British Empire's most troubling colonial exports in the 19th-century, James Busby is known as the father of the Australian wine industry, the author of New Zealand's Declaration of Independence and a central figure in the early history of independent New Zealand as its... British Resident from 1833 to 1840. Officially the man on the ground for the British government in the volatile society of New Zealand in the 1830s, Busby endeavoured to create his own parliament and act independently of his superiors in London. This put him on a collision course with the British Government, and ultimately destroyed his career. With a reputation as an inept, conceited and increasingly embittered person, this caricature of Busby's character has slipped into the historical bloodstream where it remains to the present day. This book draws on an extensive range of previously-unused archival records to reconstruct Busby's life in much more intimate form, and exposes the back-room plotting that ultimately destroyed his plans for New Zealand. It will alter the way that Britain's colonisation of New Zealand is understood, and will leave readers with an appreciation of how individuals, more than policies, shaped the Empire and its rule.
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              ISBN 9781350116658
              Released AU 2 Nov 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Polynesian Island Myths
                

              Polynesian Island Myths (Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Jackson, J. K.

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              • Pub Date
                1 Oct 20

              The Polynesia triangle covers Easter Island, Hawaii, New Zealand and the many isles in between. The legends of the region are based on the creation of land, fish, sea, valleys and the volcanic outcrops scattered across the long stretches of the Pacific. The beautiful myths of the... ancient Polynesians are brought together in this new collection.
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              ISBN 9781839642241
              Released AU 1 Oct 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The World's Greatest Myths and Legends
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