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Because concepts like language and cultural identity have no physical manifestation, written records are our only source for reconstructing them. White beads coloured red were sent as a declaration of war or as an invitation to join a war-party. Rationalizing hermeneutics of myth became even more popular under the Roman Empire, thanks to the physicalist theories of Stoic and Epicurean philosophy. For Maui's hook had caught in the gable of the whare runanga (meeting house) of Tonganui (Great South) and with it had come the vast wedge of land now called the North Island of New Zealand, called by the Maori Te Ika a Maui, 'the Fish of Maui'.

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Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers (December 31, 2003)

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