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Title An Account of New Zealand: and of the Formation and Progress of the Church Missionary Society's Mission in the Northern Island
Author(s) Yate, Rev. William
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1835
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside
Library British Library
Reference 566.c.26
Region Australasia
Names William Yate, Captain James Cook (pp2-3), Rev. Samuel Marsden (pp118-119, 165-167, 177), Chief Rewa (p249)
Places New Zealand, Hawke's Bay (p21), Paihia (p176), Waimate (pp188-197)
Topics missionary work, Church Missionary Society, CMS, religion, Christianity, contents, illustrations (pp1, 22, 133, 139, 172, 184, 188, 192, 195, 197), index (p311-320), map (p1), geography (pp1-32), trade (pp30-32), natural history (pp33-79, 307-310), kiwi (p65), mosquitoes (p72), climate (pp74-75), Indigenous peoples, indigenous customs, Maori customs (pp80-164), initiation rites (pp82-83), dreams (p89), health and disease, medicine (p89), superstition (pp90-93, 95-96, 220-221), marriage (pp96-97, 236-237), polygamy (pp97, 241), infanticide (p98), property rights (pp103, 194), crime and punishments (pp104-105), food (pp107-111), tobacco (pp111-112), games (pp112-113), tribal conflict, warfare (pp114-119, 127-128, 162), slavery (pp120-121, 242), Pa, fortification (pp122-124), weapons (pp126-127), cannibalism (p129), burial customs (pp86, 135-138), tattoos, tattooing (pp148-150), village (pp154-155, 167), indigenous housing (pp153-154), dress (pp158-159), canoes (pp161-162), life expectancy (p163), population (p164), establishing a mission (pp165-210), visit to England of Maori chief (p169), education, schools (pp179, 181, 183, 195-196, 239-240), building of roads (p191), housing (p195), employment (p197), impact of missionary work on New Zealand (pp211-305), baptism (180, 233, 234, 238), Maori language (pp227-231), letters from Maori (pp250-280), obituaries of Maori (pp281-304)