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The First Migration : Māori Origins 3000BC – AD1450 (BWB Texts)

The First Migration : Māori Origins 3000BC – AD1450 (BWB Texts)

Author: Atholl Anderson
Series: BWB Texts
$15.00(NZD)  inc GST
Description

Thousands of years ago migrants from South China began the journey that took their descendants through the Pacific to the southernmost islands of Polynesia. Atholl Anderson's ground-breaking synthesis of research and tradition charts this epic journey of New Zealand's first human inhabitants.


Taken from the multi-award-winning Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History this Text weaves together evidence from numerous sources: oral traditions, archaeology, genetics, linguistics, ethnography, historical observations, palaeoecology, climate change and more. The result is to people the ancient past: to offer readers a sense of the lives of Maori ancestors as they voyaged through centuries toward the South Pacific.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780947492793
  • : Bridget Williams Books
  • : Bridget Williams Books
  • : May 2016
  • : 180mm X 110mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Very Good
  • : 164
  • : Atholl Anderson
  • : en