A concise encyclopedia of Māori myth and legend / Margaret Orbell.

By: Orbell, Margaret Rose, 1934-2006 [author,, editor.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Christchurch, N.Z. : Canterbury University Press, 1998Description: 219 p. ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0908812566 (paperback); 9780908812561 (paperback)Other title: Māori myth and legendSubject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Encyclopedias | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Religion -- Encyclopedias | Mythology, Māori -- Encyclopedias | Māori (New Zealand people) -- History -- Encyclopedias | Atua | Tūpuna | PūrākauAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Concise encyclopedia of Māori myth and legend.; Online version:: Concise encyclopedia of Māori myth and legend.DDC classification: 398.2099303 LOC classification: GR375 | .O7 1998Other classification: LC 83685 | LC 32685 | LB 12685
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- The encyclopedia -- Notes on sources -- References -- Illustration credits -- Index.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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