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Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-1977

Overview
Works: 430 works in 1,503 publications in 10 languages and 9,192 library holdings
Genres: History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Bibliography  Legends  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Compiler, Honoree, Redactor, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Kaj Birket-Smith
Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

138 editions published between 1927 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up-to-date account of Eskimo tribes in Alaska, Canada and Greenland covering all aspects of their history, life and culture
The paths of culture; a general ethnology by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

87 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in 9 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General anthropology - briefly mentions Australian Aboriginal art, burial customs, intertribal relations, laws and ceremonies, marriage customs, material culture, myths, religion and magic, social structure, tools and weapons, totemism
Primitive man and his ways; patterns of life in some native societies by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

34 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Page 103-37 focusses on the social anthropology of the Lapp (Sami) people
Contributions to Chipewyan ethnology by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

47 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study based on collections made among Netsilik and Copper Eskimos along northern coast of Canada and on adjacent islands, especially King William and southern Victoria islands
The Eyak Indians of the Copper River Delta, Alaska by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

20 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results of an archeological and ethnographical expedition to Prince William Sound in the summer of 1933
The Chugach Eskimo by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information gathered during first Danish-American Alaska Expedition, 1933
An ethnological sketch of Rennell Island, a Polynesian outlier in Melanesia by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Caribou Eskimos, material and social life and their cultural position by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

32 editions published between 1929 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Data on Eskimos of Barren Grounds west of Hudson Bay. (AB1606)
Five hundred Eskimo words : a comparative vocabulary from Greenland and Central Eskimo dialects by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

27 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of dialects of east Greenland, west Greenland, Polar, Igloolik, Netsilik, Copper and Caribou Eskimos. (AB1615)
Studies in circumpacific culture relations by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume two describes possible connections between north-west America and rest of the region as regards matrilineal desceat, slavery and secret societies
The rice cultivation and rice-harvest feast of the Bontoc Igorot by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

14 editions published in 1952 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geographical notes on the Barren Grounds by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1933 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study based on travel in the region between Churchill, Repulse Bay and Coronation Gulf, 1922-24
The origin of maize cultivation by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

11 editions published in 1943 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wir Menschen einst und jetzt : die Entwicklung der Menschheit und ihre Rassen by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

25 editions published between 1940 and 1961 in 5 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnography of the Egedesminde district : with aspects of the general culture of west Greenland by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1924 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes archaeological investigations. (AB1613)
Alutiiq : NA10( )

in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of 34 documents describes the Eskimo groups of southern Alaska. The Alutiiq, also referred to in the literature as the Pacific Eskimo(s), are located from the Alaska Peninsula east to Prince William Sound, including the Koniag of Kodiak Island and the Chugach of the Kenai Peninsula. The time period covered is from about 1774, at the time of the first Russian-Eskimo contacts, to approximately 2000. Most of these documents are about the Koniag of Kodiak Island, with some emphasis on the villages of Old Harbor, Karluk, and Kaguyak
... Anthropological observations on the central Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1976 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropological observations on the Central Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1976 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions, measurements and physical characteristics of Caribou, Netsilik and Igloolik Eskimos
The Caribou Eskimos, their cultural position by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

24 editions published between 1929 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnographical studies, published on the occasion of the centenary of the Ethnographical Department, National Museum( Book )

4 editions published in 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Birket, Kaj 1893-

Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-

Birket Smith, Kaj 1893-1977

Birket-Smith, Kay 1893-1977

Kaj Birket-Smith antropoloog uit Denemarken (1893-1977)

Kaj Birket-Smith dänischer Geograph und Ethnologe

Kaj Birket-Smith Danish philologist

Smith, Kaj B.- 1893-1977

Smith, Kaj Birket-.

Smith, Kaj Birket 1893-

Smith Kaj Birket- 1893-1977

Smith, Kay B.- 1893-1977

Languages
English (340)

German (63)

Danish (55)

French (35)

Spanish (28)

Dutch (6)

Swedish (3)

Italian (3)

Finnish (1)

Germanic (1)