Come on Shore and We Will Kill You and Eat You All: An Unlikely Love Story

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Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All is the story of the cultural collision between Westerners and Maoris, told partly as a history of the complex and violent period of contact between Europeans and the Maoris and partly as the story of Christina Thompson's unlikely marriage to a Maori man. Beginning with Abel Tasman's discovery of New Zealand in 1642 and Cook's circumnavigation of 1770, Thompson explores the legacy of cultural displacement over centuries: the fascination, the friction and the bloody encounters ...

Come on Shore and We Will Kill You and Eat You All: An Unlikely Love Story 2008, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747582526

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