The Archaeology of the Kainga

a study of precontact Maori undefended settlements at Pouerua, Northland, New Zealand
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Auckland University Press, Distributed outside New Zealand by Oxford University Press , Auckland, N.Z, [Oxford]
Nga Puhi (New Zealand people) -- Antiquities., Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric -- New Zealand -- Northland Region., Pouerua Site (N.Z.), Northland Region (N.Z.) -- Antiqui
Statementedited by Douglas G. Sutton.
ContributionsSutton, Doug G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU424.N36 A73 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 106 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20084602M
ISBN 101869400992

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