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The art of Māori carving = Te Toi whakairo

Author: Sidney M Mead
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author explains the tools and timbers, the styles, patterns and techniques in a clear and proven manner for the amateur carver. He examines the historical and cultural tradition of carving, its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Māori
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney M Mead
ISBN: 079000366X 9780790003665
OCLC Number: 154707678
Language Note: In English.
Notes: In English.
First ed. published as: The art of Maori carving. Wellington : Reed, 1961.
Reprinted 1999 with new cover.
Description: 268 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Te timatanga = Introduction --
2. Te taonga a tangaroa = Treasure of Tangaroa --
3. Kai tipu nga mahi whakairo = The arts develop & flourish --
4. Te puawaitanga o te whakairo = Blossoming of Maori art --
5. Te toi whakairo o te Taiokerau = The Taitokerau art tradition --
6. Te toi whakairo o Hauraki = The Hauraki art tradition --
7. Te toi whakairo o Tainui = The Tainui art tradition --
8. Te toi whakairo o Taranaki = The Taranaki art tradition --
9. Te toi whakairo o Horouta o Takitimu = The Horouta and Takitimu art traditions --
10. Te toi whakairo o Mataatua = The Mataatua art tradition --
11. Te toi whakairo o Te Arawa = The Arawa art tradition --
12. Te toi whakairo o Ngati Kahungunu = The Ngati Kahungunu art tradition --
13. Te toi whakairo o Te Waipounamu = The South Island art traditions --
14. Nga whaihanga me etahi momo taonga, momo whakairo = Structures, forms & motifs --
15. Te tohunga whakairo =The woodcarver --
16. Te whakakopinga = The conclusion --
17. Nga tohutohu whakairo = Carving instructions.
Other Titles: Toi whakairo.
Responsibility: Hirini Moko Mead.

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