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Beckwith, Martha Warren 1871-1959

Overview
Works: 119 works in 396 publications in 4 languages and 5,675 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Legends  Folk literature  Biography  Fiction  Games 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Creator, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Martha Warren Beckwith
Hawaiian mythology by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

40 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and mythology were interwoven in Hawaiian culture; local legends and genealogies were preserved in song, chant, and narrative. In this book are recorded the oral narratives of the Hawaiian people
Black roadways; a study of Jamaican folk life by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

24 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kumulipo, a Hawaiian creation chant by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 1992 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica Anansi stories by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

26 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes 99 animal stories, 50 modern european stories, 18 witticisms, and 274 riddles
Mandan-Hidatsa myths and ceremonies by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

17 editions published between 1932 and 1969 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica folk-lore by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 1969 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica proverbs by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

9 editions published between 1925 and 1970 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pushkin : the man and the artist by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1971 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kepelino's traditions of Hawaii by Kepelino( Book )

14 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and Hawaiian and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and hunting stories of the Mandan and Hidatsa Sioux by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1978 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lāʻieikawai by S. N Haleʻole( Book )

18 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folklore in America, its scope and method by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

11 editions published between 1931 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawaiians : OV05( )

in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawaiians are the original Eastern Polynesian inhabitants of the state of Hawaii in the United States. The Hawaiian language is related to Marquesan, Tahitian, and Maori. This collection consists of 27 documents and in general is well balanced between the traditional Hawaiian society of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and more recent ethnographic studies of the late twentieth century
Hawaiian string games by J. S Emerson( Book )

3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Lāʹieikawai by Dietrich Varez( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden away in a remote forest on the island of Hawaiì and separated from her twin sister, a beautiful princess named Lāʹieikawai is romanced by suitors, both human and supernatural, before becoming "the woman of twilight."
Ka mo'olelo o La'ieikawai = The Hawaiian romance of Laieeikawai( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and ceremonies of the Mandan and Hidatsa. Second series by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

4 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas mummings in Jamaica by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

5 editions published between 1923 and 1983 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on Jamaican ethnobotany by Martha Warren Beckwith( Book )

5 editions published between 1927 and 1983 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Kawelo( Book )

5 editions published between 1929 and 1936 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Black roadways; a study of Jamaican folk life
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Black roadways; a study of Jamaican folk lifeThe Kumulipo, a Hawaiian creation chantKepelino's traditions of HawaiiLāʻieikawaiThe legend of LāʹieikawaiKa mo'olelo o La'ieikawai = The Hawaiian romance of Laieeikawai
Alternative Names
Beckwith, Martha

Beckwith, Martha W.

Beckwith, Martha Warren

Martha Warren Beckwith American folklorist and ethnographer

Martha Warren Beckwith americká folkloristka a etnografka

Martha Warren Beckwith US-amerikanische Folkloristin, Ethnografin und Anthropologin

Warren Beckwith, Martha 1871-1959

Беквит, М 1871-1959

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