Author:Oscar Ferdinand Peschel

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Oscar Ferdinand Peschel

Also Oscar or Oskar Peschel. German geographer and anthropologist, prominent advocate for 'scientific' racism.

Oscar Ferdinand Peschel


  • Geschichte des Zeitalters der Entdeckungen ("History of the Eras of Discovery", 1858)
  • Geschichte der Erdkunde ("History of Geography", 1865)
  • Neue Probleme der Vergleichenden Erdkunde als Versuch einer Morphologie de Erdoberfläche ("New Problems of Comparative Geography in Regards to the Morphology of the Earth's Surface", 1870)
  • Die Theilung der Erde unter papst Alexander VI und Julius II ("The Division of the Earth under Popes Alexander VI and Julius II", 1871)
  • Völkerkunde ("Ethnology", 1874)
    • The Races of Man and Their Geographical Distribution (1876)
  • Abhandlungen zur Erd- und Völkerkunde ("On Geography and Ethnology", 1877)

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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