UZH, Völkerkundemuseum

About the library

The library of the Ethnographic Museum is a special scientific library open to the public.
The museum’s collections’ main emphasis and regional focal areas, as well as those of research and teaching, are represented in the library’s holdings.

Main focus of collection

  • Native-American and African religions, as well as those of the Himalaya region
  • Magical and occultical concepts
  • Religious Hindu customs
  • History, philosophy symbolism and Buddhist codes of practice
  • Syncretic religious movements
  • Craft