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A Journey across Siberia. Turks of the Krasnoyarsk Uyezd and Their Shamans

... was appointed professor of the St. Petersburg Academy. Gmelin gained recognition of the European scientific community for the studies conducted within the framework of the Great Northern (Second Kamchatka) Expedition in 1733–1743. After the trip to Siberia Gmelin returned to Tubingen, where he was a university professor of botany and chemistry until his death in 1755. The Second Kamchatka Expedition headed by Vitus Bering had had no analogs in the human history. It was served by 13 specially constructed ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Gmelin , expedition , Siberia , sorcerer , sorceress , tambourine , Tatars
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Non-Returnee. A Story of One Escape

... more than a month or two, for more than a year, this lasted for three years six months! This proves that Gmelin cannot be accused of an extreme mercenariness. Neither can he be accused of self-interest. Let us keep this in mind. After his return from Siberia, Gmelin was at odds with revengeful, quarrelsome and mean-spirited I. D. Schumacher, a power broker at the Academy at those times, and one of the points was the money. Schumacher claimed that Gmelin’s demands were not corresponding to his rank. But first ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Gmelin , expedition , Siberia , academy
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Russian Siberians of the 18th Century and Alcoholism

... done enough harm already as they are the reason why the legacy of the greatest scholars Johann Georg Gmelin and Gerhardt Friedrich Mueller was not given due credit. Moreover, their works aroused suspicion. The scholars were suspected of Russophobia: Gmelin’s Travel through Siberia was reproached for mocking Russian people and Mueller’s dissertation was condemned for “finding faults” with Russians and “looking for stains on Russian clothes”. How much truth and how much exaggeration did these accusations hold? ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , expedition , Siberia , vodka , wine , Steller , Gmelin , alcohol
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Russian Siberians and Alcohol. Based on the Papers of the Second Kamchatka Expedition

... done enough harm already as they are the reason why the legacy of the greatest scholars Johann Georg Gmelin and Gerhardt Friedrich Mueller was not given due credit. Moreover, their works aroused suspicion. The scholars were suspected of Russophobia: Gmelin’s Travel through Siberia was reproached for mocking Russian people and Mueller’s dissertation was condemned for “finding faults” with Russians and “looking for stains on Russian clothes”. How much truth and how much exaggeration did these accusations hold? ...

Modified: 30.12.2006
Siberia , Second Kamchatka expedition , Steller , Gmelin , alcohol , vodka , wine , Irkutsk , Yakutsk , Kamchatka
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