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dc.contributor.authorStrongman, L.
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-17T03:48:31Z
dc.date.available2012-09-17T03:48:31Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationStrongman, L. (2010). Featherston's Crusoe: A female caucasion castaway in eighteenth century Aotearoa. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5(3), 323-330.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11072/1094
dc.description.abstractThe discovery by Sam Tobin in 2004 of a European woman�s skull, subsequently radiocarbon dated at 300 years old, on the banks of the Ruamahanga River in South East Featherston in the lower North Island of New Zealand, raises the question of the possibility of a European presence (if not settlement) in Aotearoa before Cook during the European enlightenment era. This paper will explore the options the researcher has for reconstructing her possible origins as European woman and shipwreck survivor � Pakeha, a manuhiri (guest, visitor) and tangata k? (stranger) in the Maori Tangata Whenua society she encountered, what life may have been like for her under proto-cross-cultural conditions during the mid-eighteenth century, and assesses the likely impact her presence may have on the historical narrative of European discovery of New Zealand.
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectNew Zealand
dc.subjectRuamahanga
dc.subjectAotearoa
dc.subjectCaptain Cook
dc.subject.other220000 Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General
dc.titleFeatherston's Crusoe: A female caucasion castaway in eighteenth century Aotearoa.
dc.typeJournal Article
opnz.dateCopyrighted3
opnz.dateSubmitted323
opnz.description330
opnz.extentInternational Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
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