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Games and dances of the Maori people by Armstrong, Alan

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Published by Viking Sevenseas in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Games.,
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Music.,
  • Dance -- New Zealand.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Alan Armstrong.
LC ClassificationsDU423.G3 A75 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1196170M
ISBN 100854670882
LC Control Number94188504

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