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

Overview
Works: 110 works in 208 publications in 1 language and 1,361 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  History  Handbooks and manuals  Catalogs  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Composer, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
Classifications: GN670, 996
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 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction - Culture areas in New Zealand - The origin and relationships of Maori material culture and decorative art - Maori amulets - Whakapapa: human genealogies - Maori adzes from the Murihiku Region, New Zealand - Ulu in the Pacific - Murihiku hammers - South Island canoe paddles - Fishing harpoon heads in prehistoric New Zealand - Patu in the Pacific - The faking of Maori art
The Morioris of Chatham Islands by H. D Skinner( Book )

3 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Morioris by H. D Skinner( Book )

2 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tongans : OU09( )

in English and held by 67 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 52 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 Morioris by H. D Skinner( Book )

5 editions published between 1928 and 1990 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuse of foundations for urban sites : a best practice handbook by A. P Butcher( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 29 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

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

3 editions published between 1940 and 1946 in English and held by 22 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

"...Express our gratitude for Dr. Skinner's teaching and friendship and at the same time commemorate his notable contributions to the advancement of anthropology in New Zealand. A collection of anthropological essays seemed the most fitting tribute we could make, and so it was decided." -- preface
The Morioris by H. D Skinner( Book )

10 editions published between 1920 and 1991 in English and held by 19 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 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1923 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuse of foundations for urban sites : proceedings of the international conference, BRE, Garston, Watford, UK, 19-20 October 2006 by International Conference on Reuse of Foundations for Urban Sites( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brownfield sites : an integrated ground engineering strategy by H. D Skinner( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 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

 
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Reuse of foundations for urban sites : a best practice handbook
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 (98)

Covers
Reuse of foundations for urban sites : proceedings of the international conference, BRE, Garston, Watford, UK, 19-20 October 2006