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Winkler, Hans A. (Hans Alexander) 1900-1945

Overview
Works: 55 works in 163 publications in 2 languages and 1,200 library holdings
Genres: Folklore 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PJ2, 950
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hans A Winkler
Ghost riders of upper Egypt : a study of spirit possession by Hans A Winkler( )

18 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in German and English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1933 the German anthropologist Hans Alexander Winkler came across a "spirit medium" named Abdel Radi in a village near Luxor in Upper Egypt. Abdel Radi was periodically possessed by the ghost of his uncle, and in that state passed messages to those who came to seek help. In an intense study, Winkler lays out the construction of the world shared by the rural people, with its saints and pilgrims, snake-charmers and wandering holy men, all under the overarching power of God, and shows how Abdel Radi's mediumship made sense in that context. Winkler's book was ahead of its time in analyzing a single institution in its social context, and in showing the debates and disagreements about the meaning of such strange events."
Siegel und charaktere in der muhammedanischen zauberei by Hans A Winkler( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in German and English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camel brands and graffiti from Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Iran, and Arabia by Henry Field( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock-drawings of southern upper Egypt by Hans A Winkler( Book )

5 editions published between 1838 and 1939 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ägyptische volkskunde by Hans A Winkler( Book )

11 editions published in 1936 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bauern zwischen wasser und wüste; volkskundliches aus dem dorfe Kimân in Oberägypten by Hans A Winkler( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in German and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Völker und völkerbewegungen im vorgeschichtlichen Oberägypten im lichte neuer felsbilderfunde by Hans A Winkler( Book )

11 editions published in 1937 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salomo und die Karīna; eine orientalische Legende von der Bezwingung einer Kindbettdämonin durch einen heiligen Helden by Hans A Winkler( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1931 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock-drawings of southern Upper Egypt : Sir Robert Mond desert expedition by Hans A Winkler( Book )

11 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock-drawings of Southern Upper Egypt by Hans A Winkler( Book )

9 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock-drawings of southern upper Egypt : Sir Robert Mond Desert Expedition by Hans A Winkler( Book )

8 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock-drawings of southern Upper Egypt. preliminary report by Hans A Winkler( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linsenbarths Thüringer Volkstänze by Hans A Winkler( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon von Cospeda by Hans A Winkler( Book )

2 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional geophysical structure of the British Solomon Islands by Hans A Winkler( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über das Wesen und die Herkunft einiger arabischer Zaubercharaktere by Hans A Winkler( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erklärung der aramäischen Inschrift von Taxila by Friedrich Carl Andreas( Book )

3 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aus: Nachrichten von der Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-Historische Klasse, 1931
Männer von Thüringens Pforte by Hans A Winkler( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copper prospects of the Koloula River granodiorite, Guadalcanal. Report by Hans A Winkler( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Raebel, der Künstler und Nordlandfahrer by Hans A Winkler( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ghost riders of upper Egypt : a study of spirit possession
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Alternative Names
Hans Alexander Winkler deutscher Orientalist, Religionswissenschaftler und Ethnologe

Hans Alexander Winkler diplomate allemand

Hans Alexander Winkler diplomàtic alemany

Hans Alexander Winkler diplomático alemán

Hans Alexander Winkler diplomáticu alemán (1900–1945)

Hans Alexander Winkler Duits diplomaat (1900-1945)

Hans Alexander Winkler German diplomat

Winkler, H.A. 1900-1945

Winkler, H. A. (Hans Alexander), 1900-1945

Winkler, Hans A.

Winkler, Hans A. 1900-

Winkler, Hans A. b. 1900

Winkler, Hans A. (Hans Alexander), 1900-

Winkler, Hans A. (Hans Alexander), b. 1900

Winkler, Hans Alexander

Winkler, Hans Alexander, 1900-1945

Winkler, Heinrich Alexander 1900-1945

Winkler, Heinrich August 1900-1945

فينكلر، هانس، 1900-1945

هانس ألكسندر فينكلر دبلوماسي ألماني

Languages
German (71)

English (56)