WorldCat Identities

Skinner, H. D. (Henry Devenish) 1886-1978

Overview
Works: 99 works in 181 publications in 1 language and 1,292 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Author of introduction, Composer, Other
Classifications: GN670, 572.9931
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by H. D Skinner
Comparatively speaking : studies in Pacific material culture, 1921-1972 by H. D Skinner( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris of Chatham Islands by H. D Skinner( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris by H. D Skinner( Book )

2 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maori hei-tiki by H. D Skinner( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tongans : OU09( )

in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection about the Tonga consists of 111 documents, and covers the time span from 900 to 2004. Topics include early accounts of traditional Tongan ethnography, kinship, kava ceremonialism, rank and status, missionization in Tonga, demography, child care and socialization, gender relations, health and medicine, material culture, and myths, legends, and folktales. The Tongans primarily live on a group of islands (islands of Tonga, also known as the Friendly Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean. Tonga established its own constitutional monarchy in 1875 and became an independent country in 1970
Crocodile and lizard in New Zealand myth and material culture by H. D Skinner( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris of Chatham Islands by H. D Skinner( Book )

4 editions published between 1923 and 1990 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris by H. D Skinner( Book )

5 editions published between 1928 and 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bird-contending-with-snake as an art motive in Oceania by H. D Skinner( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Māori hei-tiki by H. D Skinner( Book )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1946 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris of Chatham islands by H. D Skinner( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropology in the South Seas; essays presented to H.D. Skinner by J. D Freeman( Book )

7 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willi Fels, C.M.G., 1858-1946 by H. D Skinner( Book )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris of Chatham Islands by H. D Skinner( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 1987 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris by H. D Skinner( Book )

6 editions published between 1920 and 1974 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some ethnographic specimens in the Taranaki Museum by H. D Skinner( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maori amulets in stone, bone, and shell by H. D Skinner( Book )

9 editions published between 1935 and 1943 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragment of carved box from Vava'u by H. D Skinner( Book )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Moa-hunter period of Maori culture by Roger Duff( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1956 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-assessment of the earliest phase of Māori pre-history in the light of excavations at the Wairau lagoons, 1939-42. Cf. Bagnall
Maori 'god sticks' (Whakapakoko rakau) by H. D Skinner( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henry Devenish Skinner bibliothecaris uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1886-1978)

Henry Devenish Skinner newzealandsk bibliotekar

Henry Devenish Skinner nyzealandsk bibliotekar

Henry Devenish Skinner nyzeeländsk bibliotekarie

Henry Devenish Skinner Soldier, ethnologist, university lecturer, museum curator and director, librarian

Skinner, H. D.

Skinner, Henry Devenish 1887-

Languages
English (94)