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Hultkrantz, Åke

Overview
Works: 176 works in 506 publications in 4 languages and 9,961 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 )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,642 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 )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,010 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 865 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 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this pioneering work one of the world's leading experts on Native American traditions offers a detailed survey of Native American practices and beliefs regarding health, medicine, and religion. In contrast to the sharp Euro-American division between medicine and religion, Native American medical beliefs and practices can only be assessed, says the author, in their relation to their religious ideas. Spanning the full length and breadth of Native North American cultural
Belief and worship in native North America by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 731 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 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prairie and plains Indians by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

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

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

26 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in German and French and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 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 )

11 editions published in 1957 in English and Swedish and held by 205 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 192 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 )

21 editions published in 1963 in 4 languages and held by 150 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 Svenska Religionshistoriska Samfundet (UPSALA)( 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 )

13 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
General ethnological concepts by Åke Hultkrantz( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 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 (188)

French (28)

German (14)

Swedish (13)

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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