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Schweinfurth, Georg August 1836-1925

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Works: 394 works in 1,014 publications in 9 languages and 3,183 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Biography  Maps  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Cartographer, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator, Speaker, Honoree, Correspondent
Classifications: DT361, 916.6
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The heart of Africa : three years' travels and adventures in the unexplored regions of Central Africa, from 1868 to 1871 by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

76 editions published between 1871 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schweinfurth was a German botanist and ethnologist, sent in 1868 by the Humboldt-Stiftung of Berlin on "an important scientific mission to the interior of East Africa." He travelled from Khartoum up the White Nile to Bahr-el-Ghazal and then through the regions inhabited by the Diur, Dinka, Bongo and Niam-Niam peoples; "crossing the Congo-Nile watershed he entered the country of the Mangbetu ... and discovered the river Uele ... which by its westward flow he knew was independent of the Nile." This discovery was "his greatest geographical achievement." He also did much to elucidate the hydrography of the Bahr-el-Ghazal system. "Of greater importance were the very considerable additions he made to the knowledge of the inhabitants and of the flora and fauna of Central Africa. He described in detail the cannibalistic practices of the Mangbetu, and his discovery of the pygmy Akka settled conclusively the question as to the existence of dwarf races in tropical Africa."--Wikipedia
Im Herzen von Afrika; Reisen und Entdeckungen im zentralen Äquatorial-Afrika während der Jahre 1868-1871, ein Beitrag zur Entdeckungsgeschichte von Afrika by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

76 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf unbetretenen Wegen in Aegypten; aus eigenen verschollenen Abhandlungen und Aufzeichnungen by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

25 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in German and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artes africanae : Abbildungen und beschreibungen von erzeugnissen des kunstfleisses centralafrikanischer völker by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

25 editions published between 1875 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg Schweinfurth, Lebensbild eines Afrikaforschers: Briefe von 1857-1925 by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabische Pflanzennamen aus Aegypten, Algerien und Jemen by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

12 editions published between 1912 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naher Osten, Nordafrika, Ägyptisch-arabische Provinz
Beitrag zur Flora Aethiopiens by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

18 editions published between 1867 and 1897 in German and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afrikanisches Skizzenbuch : verschollene Merkwürdigkeiten by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

10 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priestergräber und andere grabfunde vom ende des alten reiches bis zur griechischen zeit vom totentempel des Ne-user-rê by Heinrich Schäfer( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguistische ergebnisse einer reise nach Centralafrica by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

13 editions published in 1873 in German and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An der Küste des Roten Meeres by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

10 editions published between 1925 and 1955 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilder aus Oberägypten, der Wüste und dem Rothen Meere by C. B Klunzinger( Book )

6 editions published between 1877 and 1878 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plantae quaedam niloticae quas in itinere cum divo Adalberto libero barone de Barnim facto collegit Robertus Hartmann by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

12 editions published in 1862 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alte Baureste und hieroglyphische Inschriften im Uadi Gasus by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

11 editions published between 1885 and 1886 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veröffentlichte Werke, Landkarten, Aufsätze und Briefe : 1858-1916 by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )

8 editions published between 1916 and 1917 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schweinfurth's & Güssfeldt's Reise in der arabischen Wüste, März & April, 1876 : nach Dr. P. Güssfeldt's astron. & Itinerar Aufnahmen by Georg August Schweinfurth( )

1 edition published in 1877 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Georg August Schweinfurth botanico ed etnologo tedesco

Georg August Schweinfurth botaniste germano-baltes

Georg August Schweinfurth Duits ontdekkingsreiziger (1836-1925)

Georg August Schweinfurth German explorer and scientist

Georgs Augusts Šveinfurts

Schweinfurfh, G.

Schweinfurt, G. A.

Schweinfurt, Georg 1836-1925

Schweinfurt, Georg August 1836-1925

Schweinfurth, G.

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Schweinfurth, G. A. 1836-1925

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Schweinfurth Georg 1836-1925

Schweinfurth, Georg A.

Schweinfurth, Georg A. 1836-1925

Schweinfurth, Georg August

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Schweinfurth, George A.

Schweinfurth, George A. 1836-1925

Schweinfurth, George Auguste

Schweinfurth, Georges

Schweinfurth, Georgius

Schweinfurth, Georgius 1836-1925

Şivinfurt 1836-1925 Doktor

Şivinfurt, Doktor, 1836-1925

Šveinfurts, Georgs, 1836-1925

Георг Швайнфурт

Швейнфурт, Георг Август

يورغ أوغست شفاينفورت

ゲオルク・アウグスト・シュヴァインフルト

格奥尔格·奥古斯特·施维因富特

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