Jovan Mišković: A Forgotten Ethnographer and Geographer Cover Image

Јован Мишковић – заборављени етнограф и географ
Jovan Mišković: A Forgotten Ethnographer and Geographer

Author(s): Lasta Đapović
Subject(s): Cultural history
Published by: Етнографски институт САНУ
Keywords: officer; ethnography; toponymy

Summary/Abstract: The paper describes the life and work of Jovan Mišković, a forgotten ethnographer and geographer. Born in Negotin (1844-1908), he had received military education and took on several important functions in the government, and had served bravely in three wars. In addition, he was also a gifted scientist, whose interests included geography, ethnography, history, archeology and topography. He was a distinguished member of Serbian medical society, Serbian Royal Academy and several other important associations. The paper presents Misković’s contribution to science and discuses cultural/scientific environment where he worked and lived.

  • Issue Year: LIV/2006
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 345-360
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Serbian