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  • Mana Tangataby Huia Tomlins-Jahnke; Malcolm Mulholland

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This is a collection of papers by senior Maori academics who are experts and have considerable mana in their chosen fields. The ten contributing authors, who are academics at Massey University, discuss the Maori language, marae, religion, the Treaty of Waitangi, the State and Maori, citizenship education, mental health, the health workforce, kaitiakitanga... more...

  • Nga Kahui Pouby Mason Durie

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    by 2051 the ethnic Maori population will almost double in size to close to a million, or twenty-two percent of the total New Zealand population. Even more dramatically, by 2051 thirty-three percent of all children in the country will be Maori ...' This substantial change in our society will have major implications for Maori and wider society. Professor... more...

  • Tikanga Maoriby Hirini Moko Mead

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    Professor Hirini Moko Mead's comprehensive survey of tikanga Maori (Maori custom) is the most substantial of its kind every published. Ranging over topics from the everyday to the esoteric, it provides a breadth of perspectives and authoritative commentary on the principles and practice of tikanga Maori past and present. more...

  • Maori and Social Issuesby Tracey McIntosh; Malcolm Mulholland

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    Maori and Social Issues is a collection of essays by experts in various fields of social sciences which collectively act as a snapshot of where Maori currently sit in relation to contemporary New Zealand society as a whole.The book is the first of a series to be published on research into the state of New Zealand's institutions and sectors of endeavour.... more...

  • The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian Interpretation of Racial Conflictby James Belich

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    The New Zealand Wars is a powerful revisionist history. Revealing the enormous tactical and military skill of Maori, and the inability of the 'Victorian interpretation of racial conflict' to acknowledge those qualities, this account of the New Zealand Wars changed how the country's history was understood. Belich undertakes a complete reinterpretation... more...

  • Country of Writingby Lydia Wevers

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    This pioneering work examines the vast literature of travel that brought New Zealand into the newsstands, libraries and smoking rooms of nineteenth-century Europe and helped place it on the literary map while connecting the new colony to the interests of empire. Wevers's stimulating discussion also provides an oblique history of the young nation. more...

  • The Dominion of Signsby Nick Perry

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    If you have ever wondered what led to the rise and fall of New Zealand's Telethon, or pondered the appeal of Metro magazine, or sought to understand the popularity of Billy T. James, this book is for you. The Dominion of Signs is a brilliant and provocative commentary on contemporary New Zealand culture. more...

  • Sir Joseph Wardby Michael Bassett

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Sir Joseph Ward (1856?1930) was the leading political figure during the forty-year life of the Liberal Party in New Zealand. He was a member of Ballance's first Cabinet, twice Prime Minister (1906?12 and 1928?30), and was still a Cabinet Minister at the time of his death. This lively biography is the story of an ambitious first-generation New Zealander... more...

  • Being Maori-Chineseby Manying Ip

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    Being Maori-Chinese uses extensive interviews with seven different families to explore historical and contemporary relations between Maori and Chinese, a subject which has never been given serious study before. A full chapter is given to each family which is explored in depth often in the voices of the protagonists themselves. This detailed and personal... more...

  • Waihou Journeysby Caroline Phillips

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    As the Waihou river wends its way across the Hauraki Plains to the Firth of Thames it passes through an immensely rich archaeological landscape. This land was the birthplace of many of New Zealand models of Maori culture history, ideas that now date back 40 years and that have scarcely been questioned since. Waihou Journeys is an investigation of the... more...