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Latham, R. G. (Robert Gordon) 1812-1888

Overview
Works: 223 works in 860 publications in 4 languages and 5,582 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Bibliography  Biography  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Textbooks  Legends 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Former owner, wat, Other, wst
Classifications: GN310, 423
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Most widely held works by R. G Latham
The ethnology of the British colonies and dependencies by R. G Latham( )

32 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English language by R. G Latham( Book )

47 editions published between 1841 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Thomas Sydenham, M.D. by Thomas Sydenham( Book )

19 editions published between 1848 and 1981 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is considered the best English translations of Sydenham's works
Opuscula. Essays, chiefly philological and ethnographical by R. G Latham( Book )

22 editions published between 1860 and 1988 in English and German and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and his migrations by R. G Latham( )

18 editions published between 1851 and 2014 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hand-book of the English language : for the use of students of the universities and higher classes of schools by R. G Latham( Book )

57 editions published between 1851 and 2016 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history of the varieties of man by R. G Latham( Book )

17 editions published between 1850 and 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elementary English grammar : for the use of schools by R. G Latham( )

40 editions published between 1843 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptive ethnology by R. G Latham( Book )

23 editions published between 1859 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The native races of the Russian Empire by R. G Latham( Book )

18 editions published between 1854 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of comparative philology by R. G Latham( Book )

16 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. &c. during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc. : to which is added the account of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula by John MacGillivray( Book )

9 editions published in 1852 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1, p.48-49; Natives of Moreton Is.; Porpoises used in fishing; Huts, etc.; p.81-83; Natives of Rockingham Bay; Canoes, etc.; Start of Kennedy expedition; p.118-119; Bird Islands - artefacts, canoes; p.120-127; Cape York - difficulty of obtaining vocabulary; Physical characters; Foods; p.145- 159; Port Essington - adornment, bodily ornament, bodily ornamentation, canoes, weapons, food, medicine men, death, burial, mythology, government, age-grading, marriage, music and songs, social sanctions, intertribal warfare, psychology,; missionary efforts; p.162-165; Cape York - Kennedy expedition p.167-168; Moreton Is. - camp life, fishing; p.300-325; Cape York - rescue of Barbara Thompson from Aborigines of Kaurareg tribe; Dancing; Fighting; Tree-climbing; Cooking; v.2, p.1- 32; Cape York - tribes (Gudang, Kaurareg, Muralaig); Papuan influence; Barter, warfare, revenge, cannibalism, marriage, polygamy, birth, food restrictions for women, mother-in-law avoidance, infanticide, naming, scarification, personal adornment, initiation; Canoes, weapons, huts, clothing; Foodgetting and cooking; Methods of fishing; Edible fruits and tubers; Government; Land-ownership; Mythology; Diseases and magic; Death and burial; p.33-49; Torres Straits islands Kulkalaig tribe; Canoes, huts, ceremonial screen, physical description, native names of islands; p.79-84; Theories as to origin of Aborigines; Racial characters of Torres Straits islanders; Linguistic affinities - Kaurareg and Miriam; p.119227; Statement of William Carron on Kennedy expedition; Encounters with friendly natives; Artefacts, weapons, ovens, other cooking methods; Farther north natives uniformly hostile; Princess Charlotte Bay area - huts and cooking places; Weymouth Bay - womens dress, foods, spears; p.228-236; Statement of Jackey Jackey; p.237-253; Statement of Dr. Vallack; p.277-316; Comparative vocabularies of Kowrarega and Gudang; Some 800 words Names of places; p.330-354; Remarks on the vocabularies, syntax, etc.; Similarities between Australian and Papuan dialects
Ethnology of the British Islands by R. G Latham( Book )

14 editions published between 1852 and 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Channel Islands by D. T Ansted( Book )

18 editions published between 1862 and 1893 in English and French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Germania of Tacitus by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

7 editions published in 1851 in Latin and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of the English language by Samuel Johnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1864 and 1882 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary with more than 40,000 entries which was a primary reference source for scholars and writers of the 18th and 19th centuries
Two dissertations on the Hamlet of Saxo Grammaticus and of Shakespear by R. G Latham( Book )

10 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian and Turk, from a geographical, ethnological, and historical point of view by R. G Latham( Book )

13 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethnology of Europe by R. G Latham( Book )

12 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A hand-book of the English language : for the use of students of the universities and higher classes of schools
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Alternative Names
Latham, Gordon.

Latham, R. G.

Latham, R. G. 1812-1888

Latham, Robert Gordon.

Latham, Robert Gordon 1812-1888

Robert Gordon Latham Brits taalkundige (1812-1888)

Robert Gordon Latham englischer Linguist und Ethnologe

Robert Gordon Latham English ethnologist and philologist.

Robert Latham

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Languages
English (421)

Latin (4)

German (2)

French (1)