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He reo wāhine : Māori women's voices from the nineteenth century, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla

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He reo wāhine : Māori women's voices from the nineteenth century
Title
He reo wāhine
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Māori women's voices from the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla
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Language
eng
Summary
During the nineteenth century, Maori women produced letters and memoirs, wrote off to newspapers and commissioners, appeared before commissions of enquiry, gave evidence in court cases, and went to the Native Land Court to assert their rights. "He Reo Wahine" is a bold new introduction to the experience of Maori women in colonial New Zealand through Maori women's own words - the speeches and evidence, letters and testimonies that they left in the archive. Drawing from over 500 texts in both English and te reo Maori written by Maori women themselves, or expressing their words in the first person, "He Reo Wahine" explores the range and diversity of Maori women's concerns and interests, the many ways in which they engaged with colonial institutions, as well as their understanding and use of the law, legal documents, and the court system. The book both collects those sources - providing readers with substantial excerpts from letters, petitions, submissions and other documents - and interprets them. Eight chapters group texts across key themes: land sales, war, land confiscation and compensation, politics, petitions, legal encounters, religion and other private matters. Beside a large scholarship on New Zealand women's history, the historical literature on Maori women is remarkably thin. This book changes that by utilising the colonial archives to explore the feelings, thoughts and experiences of Maori women - and their relationships to the wider world
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NZ1
Dewey number
305.48899442009034
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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He reo wāhine : Māori women's voices from the nineteenth century, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla
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He reo wāhine : Māori women's voices from the nineteenth century, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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ocn993615826
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24 cm
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x, 372 pages
Isbn
9781869408664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)993615826

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