Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography #2020

Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography By Nicolaas A. Rupke Alexander von Humboldt A Metabiography 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 and his role as one of t
  • Title: Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography
  • Author: Nicolaas A. Rupke
  • ISBN: 9780226731490
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Paperback
  • Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography By Nicolaas A. Rupke Alexander von Humboldt 1769 1859 is one of the most celebrated figures of late modern science, famous for his work in physical geography, botanical geography, and climatology, and his role as one of the first great popularizers of the sciences His momentous accomplishments have intrigued German biographers from the Prussian era to the fall of the Berlin wall, all of whoAlexander von Humboldt 1769 1859 is one of the most celebrated figures of late modern science, famous for his work in physical geography, botanical geography, and climatology, and his role as one of the first great popularizers of the sciences His momentous accomplishments have intrigued German biographers from the Prussian era to the fall of the Berlin wall, all of whom configured and reconfigured Humboldt s life according to the sensibilities of the day.This volume, the first metabiography of the great scientist, traces Humboldt s biographical identities through Germany s collective past to shed light on the historical instability of our scientific heroes Rupke s study will doubtless become a standard reference for the Humboldt industry and for writers of scientific metabiographies to come Isis Engaging Rupke s meticulous analysis is fascinating on many scores Times Higher Education Supplement UK A study borne of considerable scholarship and one with important methodological implications for historians of geography Charles W J Withers, Progress in Human Geography
    Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography By Nicolaas A. Rupke Alexander von Humboldt Alexander von Humboldt German explorer and naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander, Freiherr baron von Humboldt, born Sept , , Berlin died May , , Berlin , German naturalist and explorer who was a major figure in the classical period of physical geography and biogeography areas of science now included in the earth sciences and ecology. Who Was Alexander von Humboldt At the Smithsonian Mar , Alexander von Humboldt , one of the most influential scientists and thinkers of his age, visited the United States for six weeks in , engaging in a Alexander von Humboldt Founder of Modern Geography Jun , Alexander von Humboldt was born in Berlin, Germany in His father, who was an army officer, died when he was nine years old so he and his older brother Wilhelm were raised by their cold and distant mother Tutors provided their early education which was grounded in Alexander Von Humboldt Biography, Facts and Pictures Alexander Von Humboldt Lived Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt, simply called Alexander von Humboldt, was a notable Prussian geographer, explorer, and naturalist He is widely recognized for his works on botanical geography which Alexander von Humboldt Scientist Extraordinaire Weather Enter Alexander von Humboldt, considered by many to be the father of modern geography and ecology As Wulf noted in The Invention of Nature, he was described by his contemporaries as the most Alexander von Humboldt The Botanical Exploration of the May , Recording Alexander von Humboldt s historic expedition to the Americas and Cuba hailed by many as the scientific discovery of America these intricate and delicately tinted prints reveal his revolutionary findings as he traveled through jungles, across rivers, and over mountainous terrain. The Pioneering Maps of Alexander von Humboldt History Oct , The German naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most celebrated scientists of the th century. Alexander von Humboldt and the United States Art, Nature Renowned Prussian naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most influential figures of the nineteenth century He lived for years, published than books, traveled across four continents, and wrote well over , letters to an international network of colleagues and admirers. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation sponsors academic collaboration between excellent international and German researchers.
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      Nicolaas Adrianus Rupke is a Dutch historian of science, who began his academic career as a marine geologist.

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