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The Maori as he was a brief account of Maori life as it was in pre-European days by Elsdon Best

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Published by R.E. Owen, Govt. Printer in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Maori (New Zealand people)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 295 p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26891684M
OCLC/WorldCa802509

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