Maori Weapons: In Pre-European New Zealand

Paperback: $23.00
ISBN-13: 9780947506155
Published: December 2014

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72 pages | b&w illustrations
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  • About the Book
  • “Here is a full inventory of traditional Maori weapons with all the available written information about traditional weapons collected into one concise volume. Maori Weapons provides complete cultural and technical information on the handmade weapons used by Maori, along with photos and line drawings.
    From the well-known taiaha and mere to the more obscure wahaika and maripi, this is a comprehensive guide that will serve a range of readers.”
    —Dr Hirini Melbourne

  • About the Author(s)
    • Jeff Evans, Author

      Jeff Evans is a well-known writer and photographer who works for leading clients in New Zealand and overseas. An authority on Maori canoes, Jeff is also the author of Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand, Nga Waka o Nehera: The first voyaging canoes and Waka Taua: The Maori War Canoe, and editor of Elsdon Best’s Notes on the Art of War. Jeff lives in Te Atatu, Auckland with his family.