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Radin, Paul 1883-1959

Overview
Works: 229 works in 1,365 publications in 8 languages and 27,765 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Producer, Compiler, Composer, Other, Contributor, ed, Creator
Classifications: E99.W7, 970.1
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The story of the American Indian by Paul Radin( Book )

84 editions published between 1927 and 1980 in English and French and held by 1,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Indian culture from the rise of the Mayan civilization, and of the great tribal movements that have taken place on this continent
The trickster : a study in American Indian mythology by Paul Radin( Book )

48 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few myths have so wide a distribution as the one, known by the name of the Trickster, which we are presenting here. For few can we so confidently assert that they belong to the oldest expressions of mankind. Few other myths have persisted with their fundamental content unchanged. The Trickster myth is found in clearly recognizable form among the simplest aboriginal tribes and among the complex. We encounter it among the ancient Greeks, the Chinese, the Japanese and in the Semitic world. Many of the Trickster's traits were perpetuated in the figure of the mediaeval jester, and have survived right up to the present day in the Punch-and-Judy plays and in the clown. Although repeatedly combined with other myths and frequently drastically reorganized and reinterpreted, its basic plot seems always to have succeeded in reasserting itself. ... The following paper is the presentation of one such Trickster myth, that found among the Siouan-speaking Winnebago of central Wisconsin and eastern Nebraska. -- Prefactory note (p. xxiii)
African folktales & sculpture by Paul Radin( Book )

50 editions published between 1952 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primitive religion : its nature and origin by Paul Radin( Book )

49 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primitive man as philosopher by Paul Radin( Book )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic of anthropology, this volume takes readers directly into an array of aboriginal cultures--Winnebago, Oglala Sioux, Maori, Banda, Batak, the Buin of Melanesia, Tahitian and Hawaiian, Zuni, and Ewe--to explore their belief systems. It examines the conditioning of thought that each society practices upon its members and the freedom of individuals to deviate from the group and to effect change. The text offers intensive discussion of methodological problems, such as determining cultural standards, with a firm basis in firsthand data (much of it obtained by the author). Fascinating subjects include cultural views of the purpose of life, marital relations, freedom of thought, death, resignation, the nature of reality, the structure of the ego, human personality, the systemization of ideas, and concepts of deities, in addition to a brilliant interpretation of myth and symbolism in terms of their meaning to each culture
The legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg( Book )

37 editions published between 1909 and 2003 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Joshua to Esther
The autobiography of a Winnebago Indian by Sam Blowsnake( Book )

39 editions published between 1920 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally taken down in the field, in Winnebago, from the dictation of the Indian known as S.B., it relates S.B.'s life as he looked back upon it: with the emphases, interpretations, and values that he considered important. Dr. Radin, without altering the text, translated it into English and annotated it extensively to explain features of Winnebago culture and outlook that might not be obvious to the reader
The world of primitive man by Paul Radin( Book )

61 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Winnebago tribe. by Paul Radin( Book )

30 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indians of South America by Paul Radin( Book )

31 editions published between 1942 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian tribes of the Upper Mississippi Valley and region of the Great Lakes : as described by Nicolas Perrot, French commandant in the Northwest; Bacqueville de la Potherie, French royal commissioner to Canada; Morrell Marston, American army officer; and Thomas Forsyth, United States agent at Fort Armstrong by Emma Helen Blair( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 1996 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firsthand accounts of moral traits, manners and customs, and religious beliefs among Indians in the 17th and 18th century
Language : a linguistic introduction to history by J Vendryes( Book )

31 editions published between 1925 and 1996 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
The road of life and death, a ritual drama of the American Indians by Paul Radin( Book )

25 editions published between 1945 and 1991 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crashing Thunder : the autobiography of an American Indian by Sam Blowsnake( Book )

27 editions published between 1926 and 1999 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The method and theory of ethnology; an essay in criticism by Paul Radin( Book )

34 editions published between 1933 and 1987 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture in history : essays in honor of Paul Radin by Stanley Diamond( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practice and theory of individual psychology by Alfred Adler( Book )

29 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
African folktales by Paul Radin( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the humorous anecdote, are divided into four categories: I. The universe and its beginnings, II. The animal and his world, III. The realm of man, and IV. Man and his fate
The racial myth by Paul Radin( Book )

7 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth before history; man's origin and the origin of life by Edmond Perrier( Book )

9 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Paul Radin US-amerikanischer Anthropologe

Radin-Kerényi-Jung, .. 1883-1959

Radin, P.

Radin, Paul

Radin, Pōru 1883-1959

Πολ Ραντέν

Радин, Пол

Радин, Пол 1883-1959

ب. رادين، 1883-1959

ラディン, ポール

ラディン ポール 1883-1959

保罗·拉丁

Languages
English (625)

French (41)

German (19)

Spanish (11)

Japanese (2)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

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Primitive religion : its nature and originPrimitive man as philosopherThe legends of the JewsThe autobiography of a Winnebago IndianThe world of primitive manThe Winnebago tribe.The Indian tribes of the Upper Mississippi Valley and region of the Great Lakes : as described by Nicolas Perrot, French commandant in the Northwest; Bacqueville de la Potherie, French royal commissioner to Canada; Morrell Marston, American army officer; and Thomas Forsyth, United States agent at Fort ArmstrongThe road of life and death, a ritual drama of the American Indians