The story of New Zealand : past and present : savage and civilized; THOMSON, Art...
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Facsim reprint. Originally published: London : J. Murray, 1859. Contents: Geography and natural history -- Climate -- Migration of the aborigines to New Zealand -- Physical form, language, characteristics of the New Zealanders -- Divisions among the people, property, laws -- Mythology and superstitions -- Customs in war, cannibalism, slavery -- Food and husbandry -- Literature -- Domestic ceremonies and familiar usages -- The diseases of the New Zealanders: their causes and prevention. From discovery of New Zealand until 1810 -- New Zealand from 1810-1838 -- Pioneers of civilisation -- Introduction of Christianity -- Commencement of colonization 1839-1842 -- New Zealand in 1842 -- Mrs Shortland's rule -- Governor Fitzroy's rule -- Governor Grey's rule -- Colonel Wynyard's rule -- Governor Browne's rule -- Are the New Zealanders decreasing in numbers? -- Progress of civilisation among the New Zealanders -- Hints to emigrants. Includes bibliographical references (p. -362 (v.2)) and index.Date Made
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