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Birket-Smith, Kaj 1893-1977

Overview
Works: 366 works in 1,117 publications in 5 languages and 8,559 library holdings
Genres: History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Legends  Folklore 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Other, 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 )
45 editions published between 1935 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 1,629 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 )
10 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 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 1,196 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 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Results of an archeological and ethnographical expedition to Prince William Sound in the summer of 1933
Geschichte der kultur; eine allgemeine ethnologie by Kaj Birket-Smith ( Book )
42 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in German and Germanic and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Caribou Eskimos, material and social life and their cultural position by Kaj Birket-Smith ( Book )
25 editions published between 1929 and 1976 in English and Danish and held by 195 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 )
15 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 182 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 172 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 165 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 )
18 editions published between 1945 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 163 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 )
12 editions published in 1952 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The origin of maize cultivation by Kaj Birket-Smith ( Book )
12 editions published in 1943 in English and Danish and held by 149 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 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study based on travel in the region between Churchill, Repulse Bay and Coronation Gulf, 1922-24
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 103 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 74 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
Alutiiq NA10 ( )
in English and held by 64 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 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 (285)
German (60)
Danish (22)
Kaltdlisut (1)
Germanic (1)