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Professor Dame Anne Salmond FBA

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About this Fellow

Early contact between islanders and Europeans in the Pacific during the 18th and early 19th century; Maori life, past and present; Polynesian voyaging and navigation

Website: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=msal020

Appointments

Current post

  • Distinguished Professor of Maori Studies and Anthropology, University of Auckland

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‘Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds’ by Anne Salmond

'Tears of Rangi' by Dame Anne Salmond was shortlisted for our 2018 Al Rodhan Prize. Her most ambitious book to date, it looks at New Zealand as a site of cosmo-diversity, a place where multiple worlds engage and collide. In this extract, the author explores how the terms Māori and pākehā came into usage. 14 Sep 2018
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Publications

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