The Invention Of Nature

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0345806298
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In this illuminating biography, Andrea Wulf brings Humboldt's extraordinary life back into focus: his prediction of human-induced climate chan≥ his daring expeditions to the highest peaks of South America and to the anthrax-infected ...

The Invention Of Nature

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 9781848549005
Size: 35.79 MB
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Humboldt predicted human-induced climate change as early as 1800, and The Invention of Nature traces his ideas as they go on to revolutionize and shape science, conservation, nature writing, politics, art and the theory of evolution.

Views Of Nature

Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226923193
Size: 10.28 MB
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While the essays that comprise it are themselves remarkable as innovative, early pieces of nature writing—they were cited by Thoreau as a model for his own work—the book’s extensive endnotes incorporate some of Humboldt’s most ...

The Invention Of Nature

Author: Instaread
Publisher: Instaread
ISBN: 1944195726
Size: 46.82 MB
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Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of The Invention of Nature: • Summary of book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

The Invention Of Nature

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848548990
Size: 28.33 MB
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Humboldt predicted human-induced climate change as early as 1800, and The Invention of Nature traces his ideas as they go on to revolutionize and shape science, conservation, nature writing, politics, art and the theory of evolution.

The Brother Gardeners

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
ISBN: 0307454754
Size: 38.16 MB
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Follows the lives of six men who shared a passion for plants and a love of gardening in eighteenth-century London, who made Britain the epicenter of horticulture, and transformed gardening from an aristocratic pastime to a national ...

Founding Gardeners

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307390683
Size: 17.57 MB
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The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners presents a tour of the lives of the founding fathers from their perspectives as gardeners, farmers and plantsmen, revealing how a shared passion for agriculture shaped their beliefs and ...

Humboldt S Cosmos

Author: Gerard Helferich
Publisher: Tantor eBooks
ISBN: 1618030108
Size: 61.38 MB
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Humboldt’s Cosmos tells the story of this extraordinary man who was equal parts Einstein and Livingstone, and of the adventure that defined his life.

The Invention Of Science

Author: David Wootton
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014191677X
Size: 62.68 MB
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This book argues that the discovery of America demonstrated that new knowledge was possible: indeed it introduced the very concept of 'discovery', and opened the way to the invention of science.