Hugo A Bernatzik

Hugo A. Bernatzik was a travel writer, photographer, and one of the most famous scholars of ethnology in the German-speaking world prior to World War II. He traveled widely in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Oceania and New Guinea during the 1930s. He became a professor at the University of Graz in 1939, where he founded the discipline of applied ethnology. His career ended abruptly when war broke out.