Author:Salmond, Anne


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Hui: A Study of Maori Ceremonial Gatherings

By: Salmond, Anne

Price: NZ$58.00

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1976)

Seller ID: 21056

ISBN: 0589007491

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Previous owner's signature. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; xi, [1], 226 pages + [2] pages advertisements + plates. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 242 x 150mm. "This book introduces us to all aspects of the hui and its significance for the Maori. It is a definitive study of ceremonial gatherings and the rituals that are the life blood of the marae: waerea (protective incantation), wero (ritual challenge), karanga (call), powhiri (action chant of welcome), tangi (weeping), whaikorero (oratory), and hongi (pressing noses)." - fro... View more info