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A national history of Australia, New Zealand & the adjacent islands

from their discovery to the centennial era and from that period to the present day

by Robert P. Thomson

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Published by G. Routledge and Sons, ltd., E.P. Dutton & Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Australia -- History,
    • New Zealand -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert P. Thomson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU110 .T5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., vii-xvi, 423, [1] p.
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6604975M
      LC Control Number18001889
      OCLC/WorldCa4071733

      In this book, sub-titled "The History & Usage of New Zealand's Native Pants", he tells the story of plants and people in Aotearoa New Zealand. In addition to outlining indigenous bush kai (food), Vennell also investigates New Zealand's native plants in terms of their value for suitability for carving, weaving and rongoa (medicinal uses).


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