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Who created it? Thompson, Christina, 1959-
What's it called? Come on shore and we will kill and eat you all : a New Zealand story / Christina Thompson.
Who published it? New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008.
Edition info! 1st U.S. ed.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  993.01 Tho  AVAILABLE
What's it like? xiv, 270 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-270).
What's in it? Paihia -- Abominably saucy -- Mangonui -- Terra incognita -- Present perfect -- The venus -- A natural gentleman -- A dangerous people -- Smoked heads -- Turston's land deeds -- Nana Miri -- Hawaiki -- Once were warriors -- Gu, choki, pa -- Matariki -- Thieves and indian-killers -- One summer.
What's it about? Thompson explores the meaning of cross-cultural contact and the fascinating history of Europeans in the South Pacific, beginning with Abel Tasman's discovery of New Zealand in 1642 and James Cook's famous circumnavigations of 1769-79.
Helpful subjects! Maori (New Zealand people) -- First contact with Europeans.
Europeans -- New Zealand -- History.
Culture conflict -- New Zealand -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- New Zealand.
New Zealand -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century.
New Zealand -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Thompson, Christina, 1959- -- Marriage.
Interracial marriage -- New Zealand -- Case studies.
Americans -- New Zealand -- Biography.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Biography.
Special numbers! 9781596911260
1596911263
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