The Resource Moko : Maori tattooing in the 20th century, text by Michael King ; photographs by Marti Friedlander

Moko : Maori tattooing in the 20th century, text by Michael King ; photographs by Marti Friedlander

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Moko : Maori tattooing in the 20th century
Title
Moko
Title remainder
Maori tattooing in the 20th century
Statement of responsibility
text by Michael King ; photographs by Marti Friedlander
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Moko - Maori tattooing in the twentieth century is the moving story of a Maori art form that underwent a brief resurgence and then died. It is also the story of the last generation of Maori women who wore the moko. to research this book, historian Michael King travelled thousands of kilometres through the hinterland of New Zealand to find and speak with those who were tattooed, or with people who had first-hand knowledge of the custom. He located over 70 women who had been given the moko in traditional circumstances. All but one are now deceased. Marti Friedlander's photographs illustrate with skill and compassion the moko itself, the women who wore it and the environments in which they lived." -- BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
  • 391.650993
  • 305.8994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Moko : Maori tattooing in the 20th century, text by Michael King ; photographs by Marti Friedlander
Label
Moko : Maori tattooing in the 20th century, text by Michael King ; photographs by Marti Friedlander
Publication
Note
  • First published: Wellington, N.Z. : Alister Taylor, 1972
  • "The book is reproduced here without alteration [apart from the addition of a preface by Michael King]"--P. [5]
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [37])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Beginnings -- Background -- Chisel tattooing -- Needle tattooing -- Patterns and conventions -- Why moko? -- Farewells
  • First published: Wellington, N.Z. : Alister Taylor, 1972. -"The book is reproduced here without alteration [apart from the addition of a preface by Michael King]"--P. [5]. -Reprinted 2004. -Includes bibliographical references (p. [37])
Control code
zbn92053182
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
[37] pages, [52] pages of plates
Isbn
9781869530884
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, ports (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_35877
  • (nzNZBN)6324628

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