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Maori Storehouses and Kindred Structures by Elsdon Best, Published by Te Papa Press, 2005, Softcover, Pgs 116, b&w photos throughout, list of authorities quoted, explaination of native terrms, index

Condition: In near new condition, occasional faint signs of wear in places.

Elsdon Best was a prolific recorder of pre-European Maori social life and material culture. His work established him as New Zealand's foremost ethnographer of Maori society. Best based his research on rare first-hand knowledge, wide reading, informed study and discussion with Maoris. His was a lifelong project underpinned by a belief that Maori were a people under threat of extinction, yet by the time of his death in 1931 Best's work had assumed new importance as it informed a Maori cultural renaissance. Today, the Elsdon Best books are accepted as classic studies. They remain a uniquely valuable record of traditional Maori culture, social customs and beliefs.Contents include: List of Authorities Quoted, Explanation of Native Terms, Raised Storehouses (Pataka), Adornment of Pataka, Ordinary Storehouses, Platforms or Stages, Semi-subterranean Food-stores, Pit Stores (Rua Poka), Cave Stores, East-coast types, Notes by Ven. Archdeacon Walsh
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