Orbell, Margaret Rose, 1934-2006,

A concise encyclopedia of Māori myth and legend / Māori myth and legend Margaret Orbell. - Christchurch, N.Z. : Canterbury University Press, 1998. - 219 p. ; 21 cm.

Includes index. "Based on ... The illustrated encyclopedia of Māori myth and legend"--Back cover.

Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The encyclopedia -- Notes on sources -- References -- Illustration credits -- Index.

A concise guide to Maori myths and legends, religious beliefs, folklore and history. More than 300 entries, arranged alphabetically, reveal the subtlety and complexity of the traditional Maori view of the world.

0908812566 (paperback) 9780908812561 (paperback)


GB98W9139 bnb

010989058 Uk

Māori (New Zealand people)--Folklore--Encyclopedias.
Māori (New Zealand people)--Religion--Encyclopedias.
Mythology, Māori--Encyclopedias.
Māori (New Zealand people)--History--Encyclopedias.

GR375 / .O7 1998


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