KUNIKE, Hugo

KUNIKE, Hugo. Hamburg 2.3.1887 — 1945/49. German Anthropologist. Son of a merchant, gymnasium in Wandsbek. Studies of ethnology, philosophy and comparative linguistics at Berlin. Ph.D. 1912 Leipzig. In 1909-19 worked as wissenschaftlicher Hilfsarbeiter in Museum für Völkerkunde in Berlin, then private scholar in Berlin.

Publications: Diss. Couvade oder das sogenannte Männerkindbett. Halle 1912.

– “Südindische Tanzlieder”, ZfEthnol. 45, 1913, 57-64 (in Tamil, with original text, from Indian performance in Berlin).

– Wrote on Amerindian languages and religions, on narrative traditions, etc.

Sources: German Wikipedia.

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