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Keith, Arthur Sir 1866-1955

Overview
Works: 304 works in 982 publications in 5 languages and 7,896 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Anecdotes  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Editor, Author of introduction, Collector, Other
Classifications: QH365, 575.0162
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Arabia Felix; across the "empty quarter" of Arabia by Bertram Thomas( Book )

25 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and Arabic and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas had some anthropological interests and believed in the pseudoscience of racial types and craniofacial measuring. He documented or described the peoples in the Rubʻ al-Khali, taking note not only of their skull sizes but also local distinctions between social classes, exorcisms, hunting practices, Islamic and non-Islamic spiritual beliefs, a wife's role and duties, female circumcision, tribal dances, mourning ceremonies, food customs, some local cures for the ailments of people and animals, "the psychology and ethics of the blood-feud," and war, among many other topics. His photographs of the people are scattered throughout the text
A new theory of human evolution by Arthur Keith( Book )

31 editions published between 1948 and 1968 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays advancing the group theory; Mention of Aborigines intermittantly throughout volume; Physical traits, territories, marriage customs, etc
The antiquity of man by Arthur Keith( Book )

57 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New discoveries relating to the antiquity of man by Arthur Keith( Book )

18 editions published between 1925 and 1991 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of human evolution; p.88-91, 99; Comparison between the Taungs skull and that of an Aboriginal child; p.192; Skull of male native compared with Galilee skull; p.302-311; Discoveries in Australia - Talgai, Cohuna skulls
Evolution and ethics by Arthur Keith( Book )

7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human embryology and morphology by Arthur Keith( Book )

58 editions published between 1902 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerning man's origin : being the presidential address given at the meeting of the British association held in Leeds on August 31, 1927, together with recent essays on Darwinian subjects by Arthur Keith( Book )

21 editions published between 1927 and 1937 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin revalued by Arthur Keith( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in English and Italian and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Menders of the maimed : the anatomical & physiological principles underlying the treatment of injuries to muscles, nerves, bones & joints by Arthur Keith( Book )

21 editions published between 1919 and 1975 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book I have sought to help [the surgeons] by a re-statement of the principles which underlie the art of orthopœdic surgery. My chapters are based on a score of lectures given at the Royal College of Surgeons of England in the winter 1917-18 on "The anatomical and physiological principles underlying the treatment of injuries to muscles, nerves, bones and joints' ... I have sought .. to introduce [the reader] to the 'Menders of the maimed' as they were in the heyday of life. In only this way, I conceive can medical history be written."--Preface
The engines of the human body; being the substance of Christmas lectures given at the Royal institution of Great Britain, Christmas, 1916-1917 by Arthur Keith( Book )

32 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stone age of Mount Carmel by D. A. E Garrod( Book )

25 editions published between 1937 and 1980 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on human evolution by Arthur Keith( Book )

24 editions published between 1945 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabs of central Iraq, their history, ethnology, and physical characters by Henry Field( Book )

9 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surgical applied anatomy by Frederick Treves( Book )

43 editions published between 1901 and 1924 in English and German and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chirurgie / Topographische Anatomie
Ancient types of man by Arthur Keith( Book )

14 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man : a history of the human body by Arthur Keith( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwinism and what it implies by Arthur Keith( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1933 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human body by Arthur Keith( Book )

22 editions published between 1912 and 1936 in English and Russian and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of species by means of natural selection ; The descent of man and selection in relation to sex by Charles Darwin( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1947 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition gives the copyright text embodying in full Darwin's additions and revisions ..."
An enquiry into the analytical mechanism of the internal ear by Thomas Wrightson( Book )

8 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Arabia Felix; across the "empty quarter" of Arabia
Alternative Names
Arthur Keith anatomista, antropologo e paleontologo britannico

Arthur Keith Brits antropoloog (1866-1955)

Arthur Keith schottischer Anatom und Anthropologe

Keith, Arthur

Keith, Arthur 1866-1955

Keith, Arthur seras

Keith, Sir Arthur

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Languages
English (478)

Italian (5)

Arabic (5)

Russian (2)

German (1)

Covers
The best excuse for loafing in the countryside