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Alexander von Humboldt : a metabiography

Author: Nicolaas A Rupke
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexander von Humboldt is one of the most celebrated figures of late-modern science, famous for his work in physical geography, botanical geography and climatology. This volume traces Humboldt's biographical identities through Germany's collective past to shed light on the historical instability of our scientific heroes.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolaas A Rupke
ISBN: 9780226731490 0226731499
OCLC Number: 781363853
Description: 1 online resource (316 Seiten)
Responsibility: Nicolaas A. Rupke.
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Alexander von Humboldt is one of the most celebrated figures of late-modern science, famous for his work in physical geography, botanical geography and climatology. This volume traces Humboldt's biographical identities through Germany's collective past to shed light on the historical instability of our scientific heroes.

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