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Author Firth, Raymond, 1901-2002.

Title Economics of the New Zealand Maori / by Raymond Firth ; with a preface by R.H. Tawney
Edition Second edition
Published Wellington [N.Z.] : Govt. Printer, 1972


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  330.9931994 Fir  AVAILABLE
Description 519 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents I. The study of economic anthropology -- II. The Maori and his economic resources -- III. Social structure and economic organisation -- IV. The psychology of work -- V. The nature of Maori industry -- VI. The organisation of work -- VII. Magic in economics -- VIII. The distribution of goods and payment for labour -- IX. The feast -- X. The ownership and command of wealth -- XI. The land -- XII. The exchange of gifts -- XIII. The economic aspect of culture change -- XIV. The Maori community
Notes Includes index
Title of 1st ed.: Primitive economics of the New Zealand Maori
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [495]-512
Subject Maori (New Zealand people) -- Economic conditions.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Property