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Geddes, W. R. (William Robert)

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Works: 28 works in 144 publications in 2 languages and 2,480 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Producer, Director, Editor, Honoree, fmk, Other
Classifications: DS646.3, 301.29593
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Most widely held works by W. R Geddes
Nine Dayak nights by W. R Geddes ( Book )
36 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the way of life, customs, and folklore of the Land Dayaks of Borneo
Migrants of the mountains : the cultural ecology of the Blue Miao (Hmong Njua) of Thailand by W. R Geddes ( Book )
6 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peasant life in Communist China by W. R Geddes ( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropology in the South Seas; essays presented to H.D. Skinner by J. D Freeman ( Book )
9 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Land Dayaks of Sarawak; a report on a social economic survey of the Land Dayaks of Sarawak presented to the Colonial Social Science Research Council by W. R Geddes ( Book )
22 editions published between 1954 and 1980 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deuba : a study of a Fijian village by W. R Geddes ( Book )
14 editions published between 1945 and 2000 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asian perspectives in social science ( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Highland heritage : collected essays on upland North Thailand ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Festschrift in honor of William Robert Geddes, anthropological field worker
Kichapi der Tüchtige : eine mythische Erzählung der Dayak von Borneo ( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miao year ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ethnographic study covering the life of a Miao village in northern Thailand throughout the annual growing cycle. Shows such activities as planting and harvesting maize and opium poppies, marriage customs, a funeral ceremony, healing practices of the shaman and making thread from the hemp plant for weaving into clothes and blankets
The Sacred cow of India ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program traces the origin of the sacred cow concept and shows how it is upheld in India, not just by religion but by the practical value of cattle and their products. Covers bull wrestling in the South, the colourful rural Vishnoi people of Rajasthan, the giant cattle fair at Pushkar, the work of oxen and the value of their dung, the ceremonies of Brahmin priests and the Hari Krishna Cult, and the elevation of cows to divine status
The Land Dayaks of Borneo the village of Mentu Tapua in Sarawak ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ethnographic study of village life among the Dayak inhabitants of Mentu Tapuh, a border region between Indonesia and Malaysia. Shows scenes of family life, religious ceremonies, recreational pursuits, and economic preoccupations--fishing, harvesting, and canoe-making
Brides of the gods ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ceremonies of the Bidayuh people in Indonesia relating to the practice of "marrying" women to the gods to obtain good fortune for the women and their families
The Soul of the rice ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shortened version of "The Ritual of the Field". Provides a record for the future of the traditional religion, now rapidly changing, of the Bidayuh people in relation to rice cultivation
Nine Dayak Nights. [A reduced photographic reprint of the edition of 1957.] by W. R Geddes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An analysis of cultural change in Fiji by W. R Geddes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Island of the red prawns ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the culture of one of the Fiji Islands by recording the traditional wedding of the children of two important chieftans. Interspersed with scenes of the wedding preparations and the ceremony are sequences showing local customs, including the making of a huge ceremonial curtain; planting, growing, and harvesting food; fishing methods; and ecstatic dancing on burning coals
Sacred gift ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the Indian reverence for the animal kingdom and shows how it enriches the lives of all Indians both in a practical and spiritual way
The Land Dyaks of Borneo ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study of the life of the Land Dyaks of Borneo
The land Dayaks of Borneo the village of Mentu Tapuh in Sarawak ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life in a typical Dayak community, showing work, recreations and social life, and a religious festival
 
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Alternative Names
Geddes, W.R.
Geddes, William R. (William Robert)
Geddes, William Robert
Languages
English (126)
German (4)
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