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Gregory, J. W. (John Walter) 1864-1932

Overview
Works: 527 works in 1,291 publications in 2 languages and 6,952 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Textbooks  Popular works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, win, Adapter, Cartographer, Author of introduction
Classifications: DT361, 916.7
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Most widely held works by J. W Gregory
The Great Rift Valley: being the narrative of a journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo, with some account of the geology, natural history, anthropology and future prospects of British East Africa by J. W Gregory( Book )

31 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through unknown African countries; the first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Lamu by Arthur Donaldson Smith( Book )

6 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foundation of British East Africa by J. W Gregory( Book )

11 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of Asia by J. W Gregory( Book )

21 editions published between 1929 and 1976 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The menace of colour; a study of the difficulties due to the association of white & coloured races, with an account of measures proposed for their solution, & special reference to white colonization in the tropics by J. W Gregory( Book )

25 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive survey of the increasing tide of colour which threatens the supremacy of the white races; Chap. 7; Australia and its Northern Territory; Briefly outlines early settlement in Victoria, mainly on White Australia Policy, not Aborigines
The making of the earth by J. W Gregory( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 1986 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature and origin of fiords by J. W Gregory( Book )

20 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human migration & the future : a study of the causes, effects & control of emigration by J. W Gregory( Book )

23 editions published between 1927 and 1936 in English and Chinese and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the road, from the beginning down to A.D. 1931 by J. W Gregory( Book )

11 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living races of mankind : a popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts & ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by H. N Hutchinson( Book )

40 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes v.1, chapter 3 - New Zealand, Tasmania, and Australia, by R. Lydekker, listed separately
The dead heart of Australia. A journey around Lake Eyre in the summer of 1901-1902, with some account of the Lake Eyre basin and the flowing wells of central Australia by J. W Gregory( Book )

27 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.1-14; Origin of the legend of how the Kadimakara came down from skies; p.61-62; Brief note on the Tirari & Dieri tribes at Kilalpanima; p.81-83; Notes on Emil Kintalakadi, the Tirari guide for the journey and Anton an Urabunna man; Chap. 12; Lake Eyre natives physical & mental characters; comparison with other races; general religious beliefs, burial customs, sacramental cannibalism, briefly outlines marriage rules, system of exogamy - two phratry plan of Tirari & Dieri, systems of the Urabunna, Arunta; the value of exogamy; relations of the Victorian Aborigines with those of Lake Eyre - local organization; Chap. 13; Details of the Tji-tjingalla corroboree held at the Peak - body decorations, 4 lines of song (no translation), sketch map showing the migration of this corroboree (called molongo in Queensland), seen by Siebert and Roth, songs changed at Boulier - gives words; Chap. 14; Geographical interest of the Kadimakara legend which asserts the southern origin of the Arunta, after death legend of Dieri, totemic myths, geographical myths
To the Alps of Chinese Tibet; an account of a journey of exploration up to and among the snow-clad mountains of the Tibetan frontier by J. W Gregory( Book )

10 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of economic geology by J. W Gregory( Book )

12 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia by J. W Gregory( Book )

13 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume presents a discussion of Australia's social and political character, together with information on botany, geography and the historical development of the area
The story of the road : from the beginning to the present day by J. W Gregory( Book )

12 editions published between 1931 and 1938 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General stratigraphy by J. W Gregory( Book )

7 editions published between 1903 and 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geology of to-day; a popular introduction in simple language by J. W Gregory( Book )

11 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geography of New Zealand : historical, physical, political and commercial by P Marshall( Book )

8 editions published between 1903 and 1912 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gregory, J. W.

Gregory, J. W 1864-

Gregory, John Walter

Gregory, John Walter 1864-

Gregory, John Walter 1864-1932

John Walter Gregory Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1864-1932)

John Walter Gregory geologo e esploratore britannico

John Walter Gregory schottischer Geologe

Грегори, Джон Уолтер

Джон Уолтър Грегъри

جان والتر گرگوری زمین‌شناس و کاشف بریتانیایی

جون غريغوري

ジョン・ウォルター・グレゴリー

約翰·華特·古格里

Languages
English (372)

Chinese (2)