The Resource The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf

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

Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Title
The invention of nature
Title remainder
Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Wulf
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the German naturalist reveals his ongoing influence on humanity's relationship with the natural world today, discussing such topics as his views on climate change, conservation, and nature as a resource for all life
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wulf, Andrea
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.H9
LC item number
W85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humboldt, Alexander von
  • Scientists
  • Naturalists
Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223112604187
  • 31223112550232
  • 31223112604286
  • 31223112550109
  • 31223112604310
  • 31223112550158
  • 31223114270268
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Departure : Emerging Ideas. 1. Beginnings ; 2. Imagination and nature : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Humboldt ; 3. In search of a destination -- Part II. Arrival : Collecting Ideas. 4. South America ; 5. The Llanos and the Orinoco ; 6. Across the Andes ; 7. Chimborazo ; 8. Politics and nature : Thomas Jefferson and Humboldt -- Part III. Return : Sorting Ideas. 9. Europe ; 10. Berlin ; 11. Paris ; 12. Revolutions and nature : Simón Bolívar and Humboldt ; 13. London ; 14. Going in circles : maladie centrifuge -- Part IV. Influence : Spreading Ideas. 15. Return to Berlin ; 16. Russia ; 17. Evolution and nature : Charles Darwin and Humboldt ; 18. Humbolt's Cosmos ; 19. Poetry, science and nature : Henry David Thoreau and Humboldt -- Part V. New Worlds : Evolving Ideas. 20. The greatest man since the deluge ; 21. Man and nature : George Perkins Marsh and Humboldt ; 22. Art, ecology and nature : Ernst Haeckel and Humboldt ; 23. Preservation and nature : John Muir and Humboldt
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 473 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385350662
Lccn
2015017505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
911240481
Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223112604187
  • 31223112550232
  • 31223112604286
  • 31223112550109
  • 31223112604310
  • 31223112550158
  • 31223114270268
  • 31223112604211
  • 31223114270276
  • 31223114333959
  • 31223112550133
  • 31223112604203
  • 31223112550091
  • 31223112604179
  • 31223112550117
  • 31223112550083
  • 31223112604229
  • 31223112550216
  • 31223112550125
  • 31223112604161
  • 31223112550208
  • 31223112550141
  • 31223112604195
  • 31223112604294
  • 31223112561171
  • 31223112604302
  • 31223112561163
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Departure : Emerging Ideas. 1. Beginnings ; 2. Imagination and nature : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Humboldt ; 3. In search of a destination -- Part II. Arrival : Collecting Ideas. 4. South America ; 5. The Llanos and the Orinoco ; 6. Across the Andes ; 7. Chimborazo ; 8. Politics and nature : Thomas Jefferson and Humboldt -- Part III. Return : Sorting Ideas. 9. Europe ; 10. Berlin ; 11. Paris ; 12. Revolutions and nature : Simón Bolívar and Humboldt ; 13. London ; 14. Going in circles : maladie centrifuge -- Part IV. Influence : Spreading Ideas. 15. Return to Berlin ; 16. Russia ; 17. Evolution and nature : Charles Darwin and Humboldt ; 18. Humbolt's Cosmos ; 19. Poetry, science and nature : Henry David Thoreau and Humboldt -- Part V. New Worlds : Evolving Ideas. 20. The greatest man since the deluge ; 21. Man and nature : George Perkins Marsh and Humboldt ; 22. Art, ecology and nature : Ernst Haeckel and Humboldt ; 23. Preservation and nature : John Muir and Humboldt
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 473 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385350662
Lccn
2015017505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
911240481

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