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The Resource Tuamaka : the challenge of difference in Aotearoa New Zealand, Joan Metge

Tuamaka : the challenge of difference in Aotearoa New Zealand, Joan Metge

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Tuamaka : the challenge of difference in Aotearoa New Zealand
Title
Tuamaka
Title remainder
the challenge of difference in Aotearoa New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Joan Metge
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
303.482
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
Tuamaka : the challenge of difference in Aotearoa New Zealand, Joan Metge
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Tuamaka : the challenge of difference in Aotearoa New Zealand, Joan Metge
Publication
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Six essays previously delivered at various venues and expanded for this publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-135) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is 'the trick of standing upright here' in Aotearoa New Zealand? What sort of rope can modern New Zealanders weave to haul themselves to their feet? In this book renowned anthropologist Dame Joan Metge identifies the Treaty, the words and the stories upon which New Zealanders - both Maori and non-Maori - can stand and flourish. The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand's founding narrative, Dame Joan suggests - and she tells a story of cultures meeting, arguing and then dealing with diversity. Maori and English, increasingly used in the same sentence, are the languages of New Zealanders and she shows how we can use and abuse words from utu (revenge) to koha (donation). Finally, the art of storytelling - from myths of discoverers Maui and Captain James Cook to New Zealand's own whakapapa (genealogy) - is how the land and the people are understood. Dame Joan ends the book with a personal reflection on her life as a New Zealander and as an anthropologist living deeply within two very different cultures over six decades of field work. In this book, New Zealand's leading anthropologist provides an engaging and moving manifesto for living for modern times
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13219242
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21 cm.
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Extent
xii, 137 pages
Isbn
9781869404680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) NE150960
  • (NLNZils)1375639
  • (Nz)13219242
  • (OCoLC)587390717
  • 13219242

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