Emin Pasha, né Eduard Schnitzer (Part 1)


Mehmed Emin Pasha, contemporary engraving. Photo by Archiv Gerstenberg/ullstein bild via Getty Images

Emin Pasha's story connects to so many other historical things, particularly in the context of both the Ottoman Empire and African history. First, we'll talk about his time in Albania and how he made his way to Africa and took a new name.

Tracy's Research:

  • "Emin Pasha." Explorers & Discoverers of the World, Gale, 1993. Gale Biography In Context, libraries.state.ma.us/login?gwurl=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=GPS&sw=w&u=som&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CK1614000108&it=r&asid=c2bca52bd3e9359b1ed9223ebc8559a9. Accessed 31 Aug. 2017.
  • "Emin Pasha." Encyclopaedia Judaica, edited by Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik, 2nd ed., Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. Gale Biography In Context, libraries.state.ma.us/login?gwurl=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=GPS&sw=w&u=som&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CK2587505928&it=r&asid=fd5d6ffaa70a152f21fed4e14541f1d7. Accessed 31 Aug. 2017.
  • The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. " Mehmed Emin Pasha." Encyclopedia Britannica. March 15, 2012.
  • Jewish Encylopedia. "Emin Pasha (Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer)." Jewish Encyclopedia. http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/13291-schnitzer-eduard
  • Murray, Brian H. " Henry Morton Stanley and the Pygmies of “Darkest Africa.'" The Public Domain Review. https://publicdomainreview.org/2012/11/29/henry-morton-stanley-and-the-pygmies-of-darkest-africa/
  • St. John's College, University of Cambridge. "The Scramble for Africa." https://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/library/library_exhibitions/schoolresources/exploration/scramble_for_africa/
  • The Economist. "The Scramble for Africa." 12/23/1999. http://www.economist.com/node/347120
  • "The Mahdist War Begins in Sudan: 1881." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, vol. 5: Middle East, Gale, 2014. PowerSearch, libraries.state.ma.us/login?gwurl=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=GPS&sw=w&u=som&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CQTPBEP147645429&it=r&asid=425abd92f80d1c0f9e88bbd3b493e2e6. Accessed 5 Sept. 2017
  • "Muhammad Ahmad Declares Himself the Mahdi." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, vol. 1: Africa, Gale, 2014, pp. 204-207. Global Issues in Context, libraries.state.ma.us/login?gwurl=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=GPS&sw=w&u=som&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CCX3728000084&it=r&asid=071605c54f2df7aa64483f38331e1326. Accessed 5 Sept. 2017.
  • "Obituary: Emin Pasha (Dr. E. Schnitzer)." The Geographical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5 (Nov., 1893), pp. 468-470. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774126
  • "The Position of Emin Pasha." Science, Vol. 9, No. 225 (May 27, 1887), pp. 505-506. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1763805
  • Konczacki, Janina. "The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1887-1889): Some Comments on Disease and Hygiene." Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue Canadienne des Études Africaines,Vol. 19, No. 3 (1985), pp. 615-625. Via JSTOR. http://www.jstor.org/stable/484518
  • Schweitzer, Georg. "Emin Pasha: His Life and Work." Westminster. 1898. Via archive.org. https://archive.org/details/eminpashahislif00pashgoog
  • Hill, Richard Leslie. "al-Mahdi." Encyclopedia Britannica. 5/23/2012. https://www.britannica.com/biography/al-Mahdi-Sudanese-religious-leader

Topics in this Podcast: biographies, Henry Morton Stanley, Scramble for Africa, 19th century, colonialism, science history, medical history, Ottoman Empire, African history, Emin Pasha