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Robert Hartmann


German anatomist, zoologist and ethnologist. Studied medicine and natural sciences at Berlin, receiving his doctorate in 1856. Participated in a research trip to Egypt and the Sudan, 1859–60. Lecturer in zoology and comparative physiology, agricultural academy, Proskau (Prószków), 1865. Professor of anatomy, Berlin, 1867. Co-founder of the Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 1869. Wrote major ethnological studies of African peoples.


Treiber 1993, pp. 183–5


Treiber, Hubert. 1993. Zur Genealogie einer ‘Science positive de la morale en Allemagne’. Nietzsche-Studien 22: 165–221.