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The passage to Cosmos : Alexander von Humboldt and the shaping of America

Author: Laura Dassow Walls
Publisher: Chicago : London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explorer, scientist, writer, and humanist, Alexander von Humboldt was the most famous intellectual of the age that began with Napoleon and ended with Darwin. This title traces Humboldt's ideas for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Dassow Walls
ISBN: 0226871827 9780226871820
OCLC Number: 695832703
Description: 404 p : il
Responsibility: Laura Dassow Walls.

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