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Hultkrantz, Åke

Overview
Works: 172 works in 512 publications in 5 languages and 9,954 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Illustrator, Responsible party
Classifications: E98.R3, 299.7
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Most widely held works about Åke Hultkrantz
 
Most widely held works by Åke Hultkrantz
The religions of the American Indians by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of the religions of American Indians covers tribal religions and religions of the American high culture
Native religions of North America : the power of visions and fertility by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the religions of the American Indians with information on ceremonies, rituals, and gods
Seeing with a native eye : essays on native American religion( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shamanic healing and ritual drama : health and medicine in native North American religious traditions by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Areas, from the Northeast to the Southwest, the Southeast to the Northwest, the book offers "thick" descriptions of traditional Native American medical and religious beliefs and practices, demonstrating that for Native Americans medicine and religion are two sides of the same coin: a coherent and holistic system in which supernaturalism acts as a motor in healing
Belief and worship in native North America by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of American Indian religions by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prairie and plains Indians by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International dictionary of regional European ethnology and folklore by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

26 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Danish and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Religionen Nordeurasiens und der amerikanischen Arktis by Ivar Paulson( Book )

13 editions published in 1962 in German and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceptions of the soul among North American Indians : a study in religious ethnology by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

21 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American Indian Orpheus tradition; a contribution to comparative religion by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

12 editions published in 1957 in English and Swedish and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native religions of the Americas by Åke Hultkrantz( )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North, Central, and South American Indians have a rich religious heritage, though much has been lost since these peoples were conquered by Europeans. Characteristic features of Native American religion included the master of the animals, a protective spirit of a species or of all animals. Shamans, ecstatic medicine men, used supernatural powers to cure the ill. Totemism was a mysterious religious bond between the human clan and their animal guardians. There was a high god as well as many atmospheric gods, such as gods of thunder and wind. The Earth Mother was understood to work silently, influencing all
The Hunters : their culture and way of life( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soul and Native Americans by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The attraction of peyote : an inquiry into the basic conditions for the diffusion of the peyote religion in North America by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les religions des Indiens primitifs de l'Amérique : essai d'une synthèse typologique et historique by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

22 editions published in 1963 in 4 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Lapp shamanism by Louise Bäckman( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of Lapp shamanism based on seventeenth and eighteenth century sources
The supernatural owners of nature; Nordic symposion on the religious conceptions of ruling spirits (genii loci, genii speciei) and allied concepts by Nordic Symposium on the Religious Conceptions of Ruling Spirits( Book )

15 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saami pre-Christian religion : studies on the oldest traces of religion among the Saamis( Book )

14 editions published in 1985 in English and Swedish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 papers presented at a symposium by Nordic scholars from a cross section of different research areas concerning Saami religion and problems therewith
Les religions arctiques et finnoises : Sibériens, Finnois, Lapons, Esquimaux by Ivar Paulson( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in French and German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The religions of the American Indians
Alternative Names
Åke Hultkrantz schwedischer Religionswissenschaftler

Åke Hultkrantz Swedish university teacher (1920-2006)

Åke Hultkrantz Zweeds hoogleraar (1920-2006)

Hultkrantz, Åke

Hultkrantz, °Ake 1920-2006

Hultkrantz Åke Gunnar Birger

Hultkranz, Åke 1920-2006

Languages
English (202)

French (29)

German (14)

Swedish (13)

Danish (1)

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Native religions of North America : the power of visions and fertilityShamanic healing and ritual drama : health and medicine in native North American religious traditionsPrairie and plains IndiansNative religions of the AmericasSoul and Native AmericansThe attraction of peyote : an inquiry into the basic conditions for the diffusion of the peyote religion in North America