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: Knopf
ISBN: 038535066X
Size: 34.37 MB
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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.

The Invention Of Nature

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 9781848549005
Size: 67.26 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 Invention Of Nature

Author: Instaread
Publisher: Instaread
ISBN: 1944195726
Size: 43.34 MB
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Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of The Invention of Nature: • Summary of book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

Founding Gardeners

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307390683
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The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners presents a tour of the lives of the founding fathers from their perspectives as gardeners, farmers and plantsmen, revealing how a shared passion for agriculture shaped their beliefs and ...

Essay On The Geography Of Plants

Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226360687
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The chronicles of the expedition were published in Paris after Humboldt’s return, and first among them was the 1807 “Essay on the Geography of Plants.” Among the most cited writings in natural history, after the works of Darwin and ...

The Brother Gardeners

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
ISBN: 0307454754
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Follows the lives of six men who shared a passion for plants and a love of gardening in eighteenth-century London, who made Britain the epicenter of horticulture, and transformed gardening from an aristocratic pastime to a national ...