Behind the Tattooed Face

Behind the Tattooed Face

Book - 1975
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The story is set in the late 1700s, about 600 years after the great canoes from the Central Pacific had arrived in New Zealand. Here in the new land off the Canoe Coast, in what is now known as the Bay of Plenty, the people settled and prospered and here Maori society reached the zenith of its power and development. Then, as the people multiplied, the question of survival became inextricably interwoven with the concepts of mana and tribal honour. The delicately poised balance of power was easily upset so that bloody warfare, cannibalism and slavery prevailed.
Publisher: Queen Charlotte Sound, N.Z. : Cape Catley, 1975.
ISBN: 9780908561247
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 276 p. ;,25 cm.


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