The pa Maori : an account of the fortified villages of the Maori in pre-European...

Name/Title

The pa Maori : an account of the fortified villages of the Maori in pre-European and modern times : illustrating methods of defence by means of ramparts, fosses, scarps and stockades

Maker

Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931

Maker Role

Author

About this object

Contents: Description of the Pa or fortified village -- Methods of construction, attack & defence, protective talismans & ceremonial opening -- Old fortified villages -- Changes made in defensive works after the introduction of firearms -- Fortified villages of Polynesia, Melanesia, etc. Includes bibliography (p. 440-444) and index. Reprint of the 1927 ed., which was issued as no. 6 of the Dominion Museum bulletin.

Date Made

1975

Publisher

New Zealand. Govt.Printer

Publication Place

Raheen, Co. Limerick

Series Title

Dominion Museum bulletin ; no. 6

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- Warfare

Subject and Association Keywords

Fortification -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- Dwellings

Subject and Association Keywords

Architecture, Maori

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- History -- To 1840

Subject and Association Keywords

Korero nehe

Subject and Association Keywords

Pa

Subject and Association Keywords

Pakanga

Subject and Association Keywords

Tikanga

Named Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

909010390

Object number

2014.1.0873

Spine Label

305.8994 BES

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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