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The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world / Andrea Wulf.

Wulf, Andrea, (author.).
Book Book (2015.)
Description: xix, 473 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York, New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
15 of 15 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
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  • ISBN: 9780385350662 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 038535066X (hardcover) :
  • Edition: First American edition.
General Note: "This is a Borzoi Book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-455) and index.
Contents: Departure : Emerging Ideas. Beginnings ; Imagination and nature : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Humboldt ; In search of a destination. -- Arrival : Collecting Ideas. South America ; The Llanos and the Orinoco ; Across the Andes ; Chimborazo ; Politics and nature : Thomas Jefferson and Humboldt. -- Return : Sorting Ideas. Europe ; Berlin ; Paris ; Revolutions and nature : Simón Bolívar and Humboldt ; London ; Going in circles : maladie centrifuge. -- Influence : Spreading Ideas. Return to Berlin ; Russia ; Evolution and nature : Charles Darwin and Humboldt ; Humbolt's Cosmos ; Poetry, science and nature : Henry David Thoreau and Humboldt. -- New Worlds : Evolving Ideas. The greatest man since the deluge ; Man and nature : George Perkins Marsh and Humboldt ; Art, ecology and nature : Ernst Haeckel and Humboldt ; Preservation and nature : John Muir and Humboldt.
Citation: Wulf, Andrea. "The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world." New York, New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

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