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: 9781473628793
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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 Invention Of Nature

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 038535066X
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A portrait of the German naturalist reveals his ongoing influence on humanity's relationship with the natural world today, discussing such topics as his views on climate change, conservation, and nature as a resource for all life.

Alexander Von Humboldt Und Die Erfindung Der Natur

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641195500
Size: 17.90 MB
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Die Historikerin Andrea Wulf stellt in ihrem vielfach preisgekrönten – so auch mit dem Bayerischen Buchpreis 2016 – Buch Humboldts Erfindung der Natur, die er radikal neu dachte, ins Zentrum ihrer Erkundungsreise durch sein Leben und ...

The Invention Of Nature

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 9781848549005
Size: 62.17 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: Random House
ISBN: 1446439569
Size: 51.76 MB
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This is the story of these men - friends, rivals, enemies, united by a passion for plants.

Measuring The World

Author: Daniel Kehlmann
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849164592
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Measuring the World recreates the parallel but contrasting lives of two geniuses of the German Enlightenment - the naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt and the mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss.

Chasing Venus

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0307700178
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The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners chronicles the 18th-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system, explaining the political strife and weather challenges that were overcome to enable an ...