The origins of the first New Zealanders

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Published by Auckland University Press in Auckland .

Written in English

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  • Polynesia.


  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Origin.,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Migrations.,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- History.,
  • Navigation, Prehistoric -- Polynesia.,
  • Maori language -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Douglas G. Sutton.
ContributionsSutton, Doug G.
LC ClassificationsDU423.O74 O75 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1170328M
ISBN 101869400984
LC Control Number94152913

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