Books in Maori 1815-1900

Books in Maori 1815-1900 : An Annotated Bibliography/Nga Tanga Reo Maori

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Books in Maori records all known printed Maori language publications up to the year 1900, with detailed annotations explaining the content of each and their historical context. Over 1600 publications are described, nearly 400 for the first time, arranged in chronological order, and with details where copies are located. Background information from archival sources also adds to the record of New Zealand printing history. As the reference work on 19th century Maori publishing it will be invaluable to students and collectors, as well as for libraries, museums and archives, and is expected to encourage further research into the development of the Maori language.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1016 pages
  • 150 x 220mm
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 079000951X
  • 9780790009513

About P. Parkinson

This new bibliography has been compiled by the Alexander Tumbull Library, Wellington (the National Library of New Zealand), and is based on the Library's extensive collections of publications and unpublished documents in the Maori language. The Library's editors for the book have been Penny Griffith and Phil Parkinson.
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