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Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-1977

Overview
Works: 352 works in 1,139 publications in 10 languages and 8,620 library holdings
Genres: History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Legends  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other
Classifications: E99.E7, 919.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kaj Birket-Smith
Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
62 editions published between 1935 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 1,671 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 )
67 editions published between 1941 and 1965 in 7 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Primitive man and his ways; patterns of life in some native societies. Translated from the Danish by Roy Duffell by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
34 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Page 103-37 focusses on the social anthropology of the Lapp (Sami) people
The Eyak Indians of the Copper River Delta, Alaska by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
15 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 292 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 )
21 editions published between 1953 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 243 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 )
20 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Caribou Eskimos, material and social life and their cultural position by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
26 editions published between 1929 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Data on Eskimos of Barren Grounds west of Hudson Bay. (AB1606)
Studies in circumpacific culture relations by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume one examines possible connection between North American potlatch and Asian feasts of merit
Contributions to Chipewyan ethnology by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
26 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Data on social and religious culture of Chipewyans at Reindeer Lake, and material culture of Chipewyans around Churchill River mouth. (AB1608)
... Anthropological observations on the central Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
14 editions published between 1937 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Descriptions, measurements and physical characteristics of Caribou, Netsilik and Igloolik Eskimos
Five hundred Eskimo words : a comparative vocabulary from Greenland and Central Eskimo dialects by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
26 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussion of dialects of east Greenland, west Greenland, Polar, Igloolik, Netsilik, Copper and Caribou Eskimos. (AB1615)
Ethnographical collections from the Northwest Passage by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
19 editions published between 1945 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 165 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 rice cultivation and rice-harvest feast of the Bontoc Igorot by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
13 editions published in 1952 in 3 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The origin of maize cultivation by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
13 editions published in 1943 in English and Danish and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geographical notes on the Barren Grounds by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
15 editions published between 1933 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study based on travel in the region between Churchill, Repulse Bay and Coronation Gulf, 1922-24
Wir Menschen einst und jetzt : die Entwicklung der Menschheit und ihre Rassen by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
32 editions published between 1940 and 1961 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethnography of the Egedesminde district : with aspects of the general culture of west Greenland by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
15 editions published between 1924 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also includes archaeological investigations. (AB1613)
Mœurs et coutumes des Eskimo. Avec 1 carte et 16 gravures hors-texte by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
16 editions published between 1937 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Histoire de la civilisation : caractéristiques et conditions du développement des sociétés rustiques et préindustrielles du passé et du présent : avec 6 cartes by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )
28 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in 5 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethnographical studies, published on the occasion of the centenary of the Ethnographical Department, National Museum by Nationalmuseet (Denmark)( Book )
3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Birket Smith, Kaj 1893-1977
Birket-Smith, Kay 1893-1977
Smith, Kaj B.- 1893-1977
Smith, Kaj Birket-.
Smith, Kaj Birket- 1893-
Smith Kaj Birket- 1893-1977
Smith, Kay B.- 1893-1977
Languages
English (294)
German (63)
Danish (55)
French (25)
Spanish (19)
Dutch (4)
Italian (3)
Kaltdlisut (1)
Finnish (1)
Germanic (1)