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2 edition of Maori folk tales of the Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand. found in the catalog.

Maori folk tales of the Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Cowan, James

Maori folk tales of the Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand.

by Cowan, James

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Published by Whitcombe & Tombs in Christchurch? N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Port Hills.
    • Subjects:
    • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- New Zealand -- Port Hills.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR375 .C63 1954
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6186339M
      LC Control Number55032491
      OCLC/WorldCa6857926

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Maori folk tales of the Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand by Cowan, James Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author hoped the publication of the folk-tales would encourage many Cantabrians to appreciate the scenic beauties of the Port Hills, to which free public access had recenly become available.

Cowan's text is supplemented with 23 b/w illustrations, mainly of locations mentioned in the text, a folded map of the Port Hills area is at the front. Get this from a library.

Māori folk-tales of the Port Hills, Canterbury, New Zealand. [James Cowan; Robyn Mitchell]. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cowan, James, Maori folk-tales of the Port Hills.

Auckland [etc.] Whitcomb & Tombs, Published in Maoriland Fairy Tales by Edith Howes (), Ward Lock & Co, Limited. Read Maori legend, fairy tales and folk tales from New Zealand by the Polynesian inhabitants.

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He was a tribal war god invoked before battles, particularly in the northern half. Date: [] From: Cowan, James, Papers Ref: MS-Papers Description: Research papers including correspondence, drafts, research notes, photographs and some clippings based around Cowan's book 'Maori folk tales of the Port Hill.

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