The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs

4 avg rating
( 1 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780143567912: The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs

Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting. Several hundred proverbs are contained in The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs, categorised under a large number of diverse headings, with translations and explanations in English. This comprehensive and dependable book serves as both a useful reference and an insight into values of the Maori.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of Maori culture. He died in 1979.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

A.E. Brougham
ISBN 10: 0143567918 ISBN 13: 9780143567912
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 201mm x 14mm. Paperback. Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setti.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 192 pages. 0.200. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143567912

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

A.W. Reed
Published by Penguin NZ (2012)
ISBN 10: 0143567918 ISBN 13: 9780143567912
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Media Mall
(Fyshwick, ACT, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin NZ, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting.Several hundred proverbs are contained in The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs, categorised under a large number of diverse headings, with translations and explanations in English. This comprehensive and dependable book serves as both a useful reference and an insight into values of the Maori. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # MM-40020557

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9.48
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

A.E. Brougham
ISBN 10: 0143567918 ISBN 13: 9780143567912
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AussieBookSeller
(SILVERWATER, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 201mm x 14mm. Paperback. Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in .Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 192 pages. 0.200. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143567912

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 22.30
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds