Category Archives: EthnoDocs

docs who are active in ehtnology

Gustav Nachtigal

Gustav Nachtigal was NaturalistDoc and more

Gustav Nachtigal (23 February 1834 – 20 April 1885) was a German explorer of Central and West Africa. He is further known as the German Empire‘s consul-general for Tunisia and Commissioner for West Africa. His mission as commissioner resulted in Togoland and Kamerun becoming the first colonies of a German colonial empire.[1] The Gustav-Nachtigal-Medal, awarded by the Berlin Geographical Society, is named after him. Continue reading Gustav Nachtigal

Paolo Mantegazza

Paolo Mantegazza was SexDoc, AnthropologyDoc, PoliticDoc and WriterDoc

Paolo Mantegazza (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo manteˈɡattsa]; 31 October 1831 – 28 August 1910) was a prominent Italian neurologist, physiologist, and anthropologist, noted for his experimental investigation of coca leaves into its effects on the human psyche. He was also an author of fiction.

He was one of the pioneers of Sexual Medicine publishing works like “Fisiologia del piacere“ (Physiology of lust, 1854), „Fisiologia dell’amore“ (Physiology of Love, 1873), „Igiene dell’ amore“ (Hygienics of Love, 1877), „Gli amori degli uomini – Saggio di una etnologia dell’amore“ (Loving of Men – Samples of a Love Ethnology, 1886) und „Fisiologia della donna“ (Physiology of the Woman, 1893). Continue reading Paolo Mantegazza

Roland Garve

Roland Garve is EthnoDoc and WriterDoc

In Neuguinea Garve visited the people of the Dani. They used to mumify their eminent warriers….

Garve has been travelling to nature tribes all over the world, bringing them health treatment as dentist with his mobile equipment and he was also documenting his experiences with photos and films. So he is author of several books and well-lknown in TV shows and in other media. Continue reading Roland Garve

Martin Nweeia

NarwhalDoc Martin Nweeia

The US dentist Martin Nweeia has a rather extraordinary challenge: He studies the spiral tusk of this “Unicorn of the seas”.

He managed to perform several expeditions to Canada and the Arctic together with other teams of scientists to reveal secrets about
this animal. Nweeia says: It is the only known straight tusk and the only one in spiral shape. It has been extremely flexible and hard in tests.  Continue reading Martin Nweeia

Frederick Albert Cook

Frederick Albert Cook was ArticDoc, AntarcticDoc, EthnoDoc, ClimbingDoc, TranslatorDoc
Frederick Cook с. 1906.jpg

Frederick Albert Cook (June 10, 1865 – August 5, 1940) was an American explorer, physician, and ethnographer, noted for his claim of having reached the North Pole on April 21, 1908. This was a year before April 6, 1909, the date claimed by the American explorer Robert Peary, and the accounts were disputed for several years.[1] His expedition did discover Meighen Island, the only discovery of an island in the American Arctic by a United States expedition. Continue reading Frederick Albert Cook