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Dorsey, George A. (George Amos) 1868-1931

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Works: 282 works in 1,008 publications in 4 languages and 16,184 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Legends  Biography 
Roles: Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Editor, Composer, Compiler, Singer
Classifications: GN2, 970.3
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Most widely held works by George A Dorsey
The Cheyenne by George A Dorsey( Book )
42 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Why we behave like human beings by George A Dorsey( Book )
39 editions published between 1925 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Traditions of the Arapaho, collected under the auspices of the Field Columbian museum and of the American museum of natural history by George A Dorsey( Book )
43 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
"Anthropologists George A. Dorsey and Alfred L. Kroeber joined forces to record and preserve the rich cultural traditions of the Arapaho Indians, long split into two bands. Dorsey had done fieldwork with the Southern Arapaho after they moved from Colorado to Oklahoma and would soon be known for his study of their Sun Dance. Kroeber had visited the Northern Arapaho, who were still living in Wyoming. Traditions of the Arapaho, first published in 1903, is the result of their collaboration."--BOOK JACKET. "This collection of tales bears witness to the religious feeling, imagination, and humor of the Arapaho."--BOOK JACKET
Traditions of the Caddo; collected under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of Washington by George A Dorsey( Book )
33 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Explores the traditions and practices of the Caddo Indians, discussing the tribe's horticultural practices, village life, family and social relationships, connection to nature, and ceremonies
The mythology of the Wichita by George A Dorsey( Book )
34 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Forward by Elizabeth A.H. John
Man's own show; civilization by George A Dorsey( Book )
11 editions published between 1931 and 1937 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Traditions of the Arikara : collected under the auspices of the Carnegie institution of Washington by George A Dorsey( Book )
22 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
The Arapaho sun dance : the ceremony of the Offerings lodge by George A Dorsey( Book )
30 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Indians of the Southwest by George A Dorsey( Book )
20 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Traditions of the Skidi Pawnee by George A Dorsey( Book )
18 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The evolution of Charles Darwin by George A Dorsey( Book )
17 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Hows and whys of human behavior by George A Dorsey( Book )
18 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 278 libraries worldwide
The Oraibi Soyal ceremony : the Stanley McCormick Hopi expedition by George A Dorsey( Book )
28 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Traditions of the Osage by George A Dorsey( Book )
20 editions published between 1904 and 1973 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
The Ponca sun dance by George A Dorsey( Book )
7 editions published between 1905 and 1973 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Observations on a collection of Papuan crania by George A Dorsey( Book )
18 editions published between 1897 and 1969 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Archæological investigations on the island of La Plata, Ecuador by George A Dorsey( Book )
15 editions published between 1901 and 1973 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
The Mishongnovi ceremonies of the Snake and Antelope fraternities by George A Dorsey( Book )
14 editions published between 1902 and 1968 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
A cruise among Haida and Tlingit villages about Dixon's entrance by George A Dorsey( Book )
12 editions published between 1898 and 1999 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Account of an ethnographical survey in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, including the Haida Indian village of Masset
 
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Alternative Names
Amos Dorsey George
Doresy, Geo. A. 1868-1931
Doresy, Geo. A. (George Amos), 1868-1931
Dorsey, G. A. 1868-1931
Dorsey, G. A. (George Amos), 1868-1931
Dorsey, Geo. A. 1868-1931
Dorsey, Geo. A. (George Amos), 1868-1931
Dorsey, George
Dorsey, George A.
Dorsey, George A. 1868-1931
Dorsey, George Amos 1868-1931
George Amos Dorsey Amerikaans antropoloog (1868-1931)
George Amos Dorsey ethnographer of North American Indians, especially the Mandan tribe
Languages
English (446)
Chinese (8)
Polish (3)
French (1)
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