We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Moko: Maori Tattooing in the 20th Century by Michael King

Moko is written by Michael King, one of New Zealand's most celebrated historians, and photographed by Marti Friedlander, one of the country's most eminent photographers. One of New Zealand's iconic books, originally published in 1972, it was a milestone in New Zealand publishing. Maori subject matter was not thought to be of interest to the New Zealand public at that time, and the author and photographer were relative unknowns Moko was their first book. To research this book, King and Friedlander 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. It is also the story of the last generation of Maori women who wore the traditional moko. Marti Friedlander's photographs illustrate with skill and compassion the moko itself, the women who wore it and the environments in which they lived.

Buy Moko: Maori Tattooing in the 20th Century by Michael King from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781869539078
Format: Paperback / softback
(270mm x 220mm x mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: David Bateman Ltd
Publisher: David Bateman Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2014
Country of Publication: New Zealand

Book Reviews - Moko: Maori Tattooing in the 20th Century by Michael King

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Moko: Maori Tattooing in the 20th Century book by Michael King and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.