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Humboldt, Alexander von 1769-1859

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Political essay on the kingdom of New Spain by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

205 editions published between 1811 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was referred to by Charles Darwin as 'the greatest scientific traveller who ever lived'. Several of his works were in the library aboard the Beagle, including the multi-volume Personal Narrative of Travels, two books on geology and Tableaux de la nature (all reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection). Darwin's copy of this two-volume 1811 New York edition of Humboldt's Political Essay (originally published in French earlier that year) is inscribed 'Buenos Ayres', suggesting he acquired it there in 1832-3, without its accompanying atlas (forthcoming). Humboldt had spent a year in Mexico in 1803-4, and was struck by its 'civilization' as compared to regions of South America that he had visited earlier on his expedition. Volume 1 of his account contains a 'geographical introduction' and discussions of physical geography, agriculture, and the ethnic diversity, distribution and health of the population
Kosmos : Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

309 editions published between 1844 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The island of Cuba by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

134 editions published between 1827 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humboldt's Political essay on the Island of Cuba is one of the founding texts of nineteenth-century Cuba. For Humboldt, Cuba was a microcosm of the New World. Foreseeing the social problems to come, his book called for social and economic reform. Because he adopted a strong stand against slavery and the slave trade, the book became the most controversial of Humboldt's publications in its day"--Http://www.press.uchicago.edu/books/humboldt/1_Political_Essay.html (as viewed on May 13, 2014)
Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of America, during the years 1799-1804 by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

240 editions published between 1814 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was one of the most famous explorers of his generation. Charles Darwin called him 'the greatest scientific traveller who ever lived'. In 1799, Humboldt and the botanist Aimé Bonpland secured permission from the Spanish crown for a voyage to South America. They left from Madrid and spent five years exploring the continent. Humboldt reported his findings in a total of thirty volumes, published in French over a period of more than twenty years beginning in 1805. This English translation by Helen Maria Williams of one important component of Humboldt's account, the Relation historique du voyage (1814-1825), consists of seven volumes and was published in London between 1814 and 1829. Volume 5 (1821) describes Humboldt's travels through the Orinoco basin and across several sets of rapids, and the indigenous people, missionaries, animals and plants he encountered on the journey
Cosmos: a sketch of a physical description of the universe by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

88 editions published between 1848 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ansichten der Natur by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

242 editions published between 1807 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spätestens seit Daniel Kehlmanns "Vermessung der Welt" haben wir das Gefühl, ihn bestens zu kennen: Alexander von Humboldt. Unter anderem reiste der Universalgelehrte fünf Jahre lang durch Amerika und notierte seine Beobachtungen über Landschaft und Menschen, die er 1808 veröffentlichte. Es sollte sein bisher erfolgreichstes Buch werden, er selbst nannte es sein "Lieblingsbuch". Der Audio Verlag veröffentlicht in der Klassiker-Reihe
Aspects of nature by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

59 editions published between 1849 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is not without diifidence that I present to the public a series of papers which took their origin in the presence of natural scenes of grandeur or of beauty -- on the Ocean, in the forests of the Orinoco, in the Steppes of Venezula, and in the mountain wildernesses of Peru and Mexico." (p. 1)
Views of nature, or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation : with scientific illustrations by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

57 editions published between 1850 and 2016 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essay on the geography of plants by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition to Central and South America with botanist Aimé Bonpland set the course for the great scientific surveys of the nineteenth century, and inspired such essayists and artists as Emerson, Goethe, Thoreau, Poe, and Church.The chronicles of the expedition were published in Paris after Humboldt's return, and first among them was the 1807 "Essay on the Geography of Plants." Among the most cited writings in natural history, after the works of Darwin and Wal
A geognostical essay on the superposition of rocks in both hemispheres by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

38 editions published between 1823 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars, mosquitoes, and crocodiles; the American travels of Alexander von Humboldt by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and German and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abridged selections from the 1852 English translation of Voyage aux régions équinoxales du nouveau continent; supplemented with excerpts from several of the author's other writings
Ansichten der Kordilleren und Monumente der eingeborenen Völker Amerikas by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

63 editions published between 1810 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views of nature by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

12 editions published between 1850 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai sur la géographie des plantes by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

77 editions published between 1805 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political essay on the island of Cuba by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The research Alexander von Humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the Americas at the turn of the eighteenth to the nineteenth century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology. But his visit to Cuba during this time yielded observations that extended far beyond the natural world. Political Essay on the Island of Cuba is a physical and cultural study of the island nation. In it, Humboldt denounces colonial slavery on both moral and economic grounds and stresses the vital importance of improving intercultural relations throughout the Americas
Views of the Cordilleras and monuments of the indigenous peoples of the Americas : a critical edition by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1799, Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland set out to determine whether the Orinoco River connected with the Amazon. But what started as a trip to investigate a relatively minor geographical controversy became the basis of a five-year exploration throughout South America, Mexico, and Cuba. The discoveries amassed by von Humboldt and Bonpland were staggering, and much of today's knowledge of tropical zoology, botany, geography, and geology can be traced back to von Humboldt's numerous records of these expeditions. One of these accounts, Views of the Cordi
Selections from the works of the Baron de Humboldt, relating to the climate, inhabitants, productions, and mines of Mexico by Alexander von Humboldt( Book )

20 editions published between 1824 and 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The island of CubaPersonal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of America, during the years 1799-1804Cosmos: a sketch of a physical description of the universeAspects of natureEssay on the geography of plantsThe travels and researches of Alexander von Humboldt : being a condensed narrative of his journeys in the equinoctial regions of America, and in Asiatic Russia : together with analysis of his more important investigationsPolitical essay on the island of CubaSelections from the works of the Baron de Humboldt, relating to the climate, inhabitants, productions, and mines of Mexico