Te rito o te harakeke : conceptions of the whaanau

Date
Mar 1990
By
Metge, Joan, (Victoria University of Wellington, Department of Anthropology), INNZNA
Description
Examines anthropological and Maori conceptions of the whaanau. Addresses the application of traditional Maori social order to specific groups. Discusses the dynamics of the whaanau in relation to changing circumstances and the element of time. Focuses on the relationship of whaanau and hapu and descent from a common ancestor.
Additional description
Refs; footnotes; figs. Audience: Research
Source
Journal of the Polynesian Society, Mar 1990; v.99 n.1:p.55-92; issn:
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