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Georg Forster : voyager, naturalist, revolutionary

Author: Jürgen Goldstein; Annie Janusch
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Originally published as George Forster. Zwischen freiheit und naturgewalt ... Matthew & Seitz Berlin Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Berlin 2015"--Copyright page.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Georg Forster; Georg Forster
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen Goldstein; Annie Janusch
ISBN: 9780226467351 022646735X
OCLC Number: 1050142591
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: vi, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Nature, a perilous word --
Beginnings: 1754-1772 --
Views of nature : the voyage around the world, 1772-1775 --
Interludes: 1776-1788 --
Views of the political : the Revolution, 1789-1793 --
The end : the great perplexity, 1793-1794 --
Epilogue: The mahogany trunk --
Notes --
English-language works --
Bibliography of the German edition --
Index.
Other Titles: Georg Forster.
Georg Forster, voyager, naturalist, revolutionary
Responsibility: Jürgen Goldstein ; translated by Anne Janusch.

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2016--Winner of the Leipzig Book Fair Prize (Non-fiction) 2015--Winner of the Gleim Literature Prize "A rich and exciting book. . . . It imagines Forster as a thinker and therefore the relationship Read more...

 
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