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MacDonald, George F.

Overview
Works: 103 works in 290 publications in 2 languages and 4,625 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Folklore  Exhibition catalogs  History  Art  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: E99.H2, 704.03972
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Most widely held works about George F MacDonald
 
Most widely held works by George F MacDonald
Haida art by George F MacDonald( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This superb volume, the definitive book on Haida art, presents the most treasured works in what is considered the world's best collection, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. It is richly illustrated with 90 full-color photos of artworks (such as masks, pipes, rattles and other ceremonial objects), and 95 black-and-white photographs of artworks and rare historical images that provide glimpses into the past. The descriptive text by George MacDonald, author of the classic Haida Monumental Art, provides an informed overview of Haida art in a historical, cultural and cosmological context
Haida monumental art : villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands by George F MacDonald( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Haida of the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia constructed some of the most magnificent houses and erected some of the most beautifully carved totem poles on the Northwest Coast. During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, images of the Haida's immense cedar houses and soaring totem poles were captured, first on glass plates and later on film, by photographers who travelled to then-remote villages such as Masset and Skidegate to marvel at, and record, what they saw there." "Haida Monumental Art ... includes a large number of these remarkable photographs, selected from a collection of over 10,000 original prints and photographic plates. They depict the Haida villages at the height of their glory and record their tragic deterioration only a few decades later. ... By combining archaeology and ethnohistory, George MacDonald presents an integrated framework for understanding the physical structure of a Haida village. He explains how the houses and poles are part of a fascinating web of myth, family history, and Haida cosmology, which provides a unique insight into Haida culture."--P. [4] of cover
Ninstints, Haida world heritage site by George F MacDonald( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Ninstints, the ruins of a Kunghit Haida village located in southern Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. Also includes brief history of Kunghit Haida Indians and discussion of preservation of village. Aimed at senior students, but useful to grades 4 and up
Debert: a Palaeo-Indian site in central Nova Scotia by George F MacDonald( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsimshian narratives( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of oral narratives from the Tsimshian Indians of the west coast of British Columbia around Prince Rupert, is illustrated with early photographs and maps, and reflects the close relationship of these people with their environment
Chiefs of the sea and sky : Haida heritage sites of the Queen Charlotte Islands by George F MacDonald( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the sites and gives brief histories of 18 Haida villages. With 75 archival photographs
The Canadian Museum of Civilization : photographs by George F MacDonald( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une tournée photographique du Musée en commençant par son architecture spectaculaire, puis ses expositions et programmes innovateurs. Un magnifique album en couleurs, qui est aussi un guide touristique sur le sujet
Haida burial practices: three archaeological examples; the Gust Island burial shelter, the Skungo Cave, North Island, mass burials from Tanu by George F MacDonald( Book )

17 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gust Island burial shelter; the Skungo Cave, North Island; mass burials from Tanu, by George F. MacDonald ... and ... The Gust Island burial shelter : physical anthropology, by Jerome S. Cybulski. An examination of the mortuary practices of the Haida of the Queen Charlotte Islands
A museum for the global village : the Canadian Museum of Civilization by George F MacDonald( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The totem poles and monuments of Gitwangak village by George F MacDonald( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totem poles by Marius Barbeau( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dig : an archaeological reconstruction of a west coast village by George F MacDonald( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstruction of an actual West Coast archaeological excavation, spanning 5,000 years of history of a Canadian Indian village. It is the story of the Coast Tsimshian people and discusses their prehistory and material culture
Kitwanga Fort report by George F MacDonald( Book )

8 editions published between 1898 and 1995 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account of the archaeological investigation of Kitwanga Fort in the Skeena River valley of northern British Columbia, illustrates the importance of warfare in the culture of the Indians of the Northwest Coast, specifically the Gitskan and the warrior Nekt
Skeena River prehistory by Archaeological Survey of Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological survey of Canada annual review 1975 and 1976 by National Museum of Man (Canada)( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contes du jour et de la nuit by George F MacDonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological Survey of Canada annual review 1973 by Archaeological Survey of Canada( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological Survey of Canada annual review 1972( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological Survey of Canada annual review 1974 by Archaeological Survey of Canada( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new settlement on Lake Erie ... Read at a meeting of the Essex historical society, Windsor, Ontario, 25th April, 1918 by George F MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mac Donald, George F.

Mac Donald George F. 1938-....

Macdonald, G. F

MacDonald, George F.

MacDonald, George Frederick

Mc Donald, George F.

Mc Donald George F. 1938-....

McDonald George F. 1938-....

Languages
English (170)

French (11)

Covers
Haida monumental art : villages of the Queen Charlotte IslandsNinstints, Haida world heritage siteChiefs of the sea and sky : Haida heritage sites of the Queen Charlotte Islands