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Prichard, James Cowles 1786-1848

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Works: 189 works in 687 publications in 4 languages and 4,302 library holdings
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The natural history of man; comprising inquiries into the modifying influence of physical and moral agencies on the different tribes of the human family by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

63 editions published between 1843 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of turtles and describes the various turtle types, their exploitation, ecology, appearance in art and legend, and their care in captivity
Researches into the physical history of mankind by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

79 editions published between 1813 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A treatise on insanity and other disorders affecting the mind by James Cowles Prichard( )

38 editions published between 1835 and 2009 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers on the disorders of the mind have frequently remarked that it is difficult to furnish a definition of insanity, which may enable us at once to recognize it when it exists, and to distinguish it from all other conditions whether of health or of disease. Although many excellent treatises exist on various matters connected with mental derangement in the English, French, and German languages, there is yet not one work extant in either of them which exhibits the present state of knowledge and opinion on the whole subject of diseases affecting the mind. This text allows me to state in a more convincing manner my opinions on some important questions connected with the nature of insanity, with respect to which I believe the notions generally prevalent, and sanctioned by the highest medical and legal authorities in this country, to be not only erroneous, but the sources of great practical evils. Original text, J.C. Prichard, 1835. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
On the different forms of insanity in relation to jurisprudence : designed for the use of persons concerned in legal questions regarding unsoundness of mind by James Cowles Prichard( )

22 editions published between 1842 and 1988 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researches into the physical history of man by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

23 editions published between 1813 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second-4th ed. published under title: Researches into the physical history of mankind. Reprint of the 1st ed. printed in 1813 for J. and A. Arch, London; with new introductory essay and bibliography. Bibliography: p. cxi-cxviii
The eastern origin of the Celtic nations proved by a comparison of their dialects with the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonic languages : forming a supplement to researches into the physical history of mankind by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

23 editions published between 1831 and 1857 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eastern origin of the Celtic nations : proved by a comparison of their dialects with the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonic languages, forming a supplement to Researches into the physical history of mankind by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

22 editions published between 1831 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Prichard is primarily known today for his important anthropological work, his reputation as a philologist is unjustly overshadowed. This work was the first to show the Indo-European origin of the Celtic languages, and preceded the work of Adolphe Pictet, which made his reputation on a treatise on the same point
A review of the doctrine of a vital principle : as maintained by some writer's on physiology : with observations on the causes of physical & animal life by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

10 editions published between 1829 and 1970 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the Egyptian mythology, in which the philosophy and the superstitions of the ancient Egyptians are compared with those of the Indians and other nations of antiquity by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

20 editions published between 1819 and 2012 in German and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturgeschichte des Menschengeschlechts by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

21 editions published between 1840 and 1845 in German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire naturelle de l'homme : comprenant des recherches sur l'influence des agens physiques et moraux considérés comme causes des variétés qui distinguent entre elles les différentes races humaines by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

23 editions published between 1843 and 1845 in French and Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An universal history : in twenty-four books by Johannes von Müller( Book )

4 editions published between 1818 and 1834 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the Egyptian mythology : to which is subjoined a critical examination of the remains of Egyptian chronology by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

12 editions published between 1819 and 2015 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of Hincmar, archbishop of Rheims by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

9 editions published between 1849 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Six ethnographical maps, illustrative of "The natural history of man," and "Researches into the physical history of mankind." by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

5 editions published between 1851 and 1861 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on diseases of the nervous system by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

11 editions published in 1822 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturgeschichte des Menschengeschlechts by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

4 editions published in 1840 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturgeschichte des Menschengeschlechts by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

6 editions published in 1848 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six ethnographical maps, with a sheet of letterpress by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

1 edition published in 1843 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researches into the physical history of mankind by James Cowles Prichard( Book )

11 editions published between 1826 and 1841 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Researches into the physical history of man
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The eastern origin of the Celtic nations : proved by a comparison of their dialects with the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonic languages, forming a supplement to Researches into the physical history of mankind
Alternative Names
Cowles Prichard, James 1786-1848

Iacobus Cowles Prichard

James Cowles Prichard anglický lékař a etnolog

James Cowles Prichard anthropologue

James Cowles Prichard Brits antropoloog (1786-1848)

James Cowles Prichard englischer Arzt und Ethnologe

Prichard, J. C.

Prichard, J. C. 1786-1848

Prichard, James C.

Pritchard, James Cowles 1786-1848

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Languages
English (359)

German (48)

French (23)

Spanish (1)