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Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-1977

Overview
Works: 361 works in 1,371 publications in 9 languages and 8,920 library holdings
Genres: History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Legends  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Redactor, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: E99.E7, 919.8
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Most widely held works by Kaj Birket-Smith
Eskimos by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

102 editions published between 1927 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 1,781 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 )

48 editions published between 1942 and 1966 in 5 languages and held by 1,262 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 )

43 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Page 103-37 focusses on the social anthropology of the Lapp (Sami) people
Geschichte der kultur; eine allgemeine ethnologie by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

48 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eyak Indians of the Copper River Delta, Alaska by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results of an archeological and ethnographical expedition to Prince William Sound in the summer of 1933
Studies in circumpacific culture relations by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 240 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 Chugach Eskimo by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

24 editions published between 1953 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 240 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 )

23 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

36 editions published between 1929 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Data on Eskimos of Barren Grounds west of Hudson Bay. (AB1606)
Contributions to Chipewyan ethnology by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

27 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 177 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 )

16 editions published between 1937 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 175 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 )

30 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of dialects of east Greenland, west Greenland, Polar, Igloolik, Netsilik, Copper and Caribou Eskimos. (AB1615)
The rice cultivation and rice-harvest feast of the Bontoc Igorot by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

15 editions published in 1952 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of maize cultivation by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

18 editions published between 1913 and 1943 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1933 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study based on travel in the region between Churchill, Repulse Bay and Coronation Gulf, 1922-24
Ethnographical collections from the Northwest Passage by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1976 in English and held by 144 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
Ethnography of the Egedesminde district : with aspects of the general culture of west Greenland by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

20 editions published between 1924 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes archaeological investigations. (AB1613)
Wir Menschen einst und jetzt : die Entwicklung der Menschheit und ihre Rassen by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

9 editions published in 1944 in German and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grønlands Bogen by Kaj Birket-Smith( Book )

29 editions published between 1950 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General work on Greenland, containing short articles by various authors
Alutiiq NA10( )

in English and held by 72 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
 
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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

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