The Resource Outcasts of the gods? : the struggle over slavery in Māori New Zealand, Hazel Petrie

Outcasts of the gods? : the struggle over slavery in Māori New Zealand, Hazel Petrie

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Outcasts of the gods? : the struggle over slavery in Māori New Zealand
Title
Outcasts of the gods?
Title remainder
the struggle over slavery in Māori New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Hazel Petrie
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Was Māori slavery 'just like' the experience of Africans in the Americas and were British missionaries or colonial administrators responsible for ending the practice? What was the nature of freedom and unfreedom in Māori society and how did that intersect with the perceptions of British colonists and the anti-slavery movement? Looks closely at a huge variety of evidence to answer these questions, analysing bondage and freedom in traditional Māori society; the role of economics and mana in shaping captivity; and how the arrival of colonists and new trade opportunities transformed Māori society and the place of captives within it"--Publisher information
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
306.36208999442
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Outcasts of the gods? : the struggle over slavery in Māori New Zealand, Hazel Petrie
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Outcasts of the gods? : the struggle over slavery in Māori New Zealand, Hazel Petrie
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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
By black and red together, the work is done -- Tapu and mana: losing and regaining -- The roles, status, and rights of Māori war captives -- The value of captives and the impact of muskets -- Dark Helens and aboriginal Messelinas -- Taking British liberty and freedom to Māori -- Plucking brands from the burning -- Breaking the spiritual bonds -- 'Offensive to the English in the next degree to man eating'? -- Enslaved by the British? -- The language of slavery
Control code
16004788
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24 cm
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Extent
ix, 406 p.
Isbn
9781869408305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour) :
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3745083
  • (NLNZils)1732771
  • (Nz)16004788
  • (OCoLC)915489563

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