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The Resource The great sacred forest of Tāne : Te wao tapu nui a Tāne : a natural pre-history of Aotearoa New Zealand, Alan Clarke

The great sacred forest of Tāne : Te wao tapu nui a Tāne : a natural pre-history of Aotearoa New Zealand, Alan Clarke

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The great sacred forest of Tāne : Te wao tapu nui a Tāne : a natural pre-history of Aotearoa New Zealand
Title
The great sacred forest of Tāne
Title remainder
Te wao tapu nui a Tāne : a natural pre-history of Aotearoa New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Alan Clarke
Title variation
  • Wao tapu nui a Tāne
  • A natural prehistory of Aotearoa New Zealand
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive and unique natural history, [this book] explains in ... detail the origin and possible uses of New Zealand's native flora, tracing its evolution back to before early human habitation. As well as a botaniocal study of a variety of plants - trees, shrubs, ferns and fungi - it is a ... commentary on the dietary, economic, medicinal and decorative uses of each. ..."--Book jacket
Member of
Awards note
Montana New Zealand Book Awards.
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
581.993
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Some text in Maori language
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Raupo series
The great sacred forest of Tāne : Te wao tapu nui a Tāne : a natural pre-history of Aotearoa New Zealand, Alan Clarke
Label
The great sacred forest of Tāne : Te wao tapu nui a Tāne : a natural pre-history of Aotearoa New Zealand, Alan Clarke
Publication
Note
"Reed 100, 1907-2007"--Back cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Fibre-yielding plants, insecticides, vegetable dyes, ornamentation and perfumes --
  • Industrial forest resources --
  • House-building materials, methods and styles --
  • Sea and river craft
  • Part three: Rongoa Maori = Maori medicinal plants and practices --
  • Pre-contact Maori illness and medical practices --
  • The holistic approach of Maori medical practices --
  • Post-contact Maori medicinal plant usage --
  • Later post-contact Maori medicine --
  • Botanists' records of medicinal plant uses --
  • Introduction
  • Common ailments and treatments --
  • Maori women's medicine and pregnancy
  • Conclusion --
  • Te iwi Maori me te wao-tapu-nui-a-Tane i te ao hurihuri = Maori and the forests in today's world
  • Appendices --
  • Rongao Maori = Glossary of botancial and medical terms --
  • Elsdon Best's Maori nomenclature --
  • Taylor's list of native diseases
  • Part one: Te wao-tapu-nui-a-Tane --
  • The New Zealand forest setting --
  • Te haerenga mai o te iwi me te ngarotanga o te ngahere = the arrival of the people and the loss of the forests --
  • Exploitation versus conservation? --
  • Nga korero o nga ra o mua, korero onemata = stories from the past, from ancient times
  • Part two: Exploitation of forest resources --
  • Maori edible plants and fungi --
Control code
11309144
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Dimensions
29 cm.
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Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780790011530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU124720
  • 11309144
  • (NLNZils)1234663
  • (Nz)11309144
  • (OCoLC)174040770

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