The Resource Encounters : the creation of New Zealand : a history, Paul Moon

Encounters : the creation of New Zealand : a history, Paul Moon

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Encounters : the creation of New Zealand : a history
Title
Encounters
Title remainder
the creation of New Zealand : a history
Statement of responsibility
Paul Moon
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Historian Paul Moon delves into how the many and conflicting ideas about how New Zealand came into being. Along the way, he explores forgotten crevices of the nation's character, and exposes some of the mythology of its past and present. These include, for example, the earliest Māori myths and the 'mock sacredness' of the All Blacks in the twenty-first century; the role of nostalgia in our national character, both Māori and Pakeha; whether the explorer Kupe existed; the appeal of the Speight's 'Southern Man'; and ruminations on New Zealand art and landscape"--Publisher information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
993
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Encounters : the creation of New Zealand : a history, Paul Moon
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Encounters : the creation of New Zealand : a history, Paul Moon
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references and index. -"Historian Paul Moon delves into how the many and conflicting ideas about how New Zealand came into being. Along the way, he explores forgotten crevices of the nation's character, and exposes some of the mythology of its past and present. These include, for example, the earliest Maori myths and the 'mock sacredness' of the All Blacks in the twenty-first century; the role of nostalgia in our national character, both Maori and Pakeha; whether the explorer Kupe existed; the appeal of the Speight's 'Southern Man'; and ruminations on New Zealand art and landscape"--Publisher information
Control code
14824781
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780143568506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_100395
  • (NLNZils)1598654
  • (OCoLC)846790721
  • (Nz)14824781

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