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The Resource The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf

The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf

Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Title
The invention of nature
Title remainder
Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Wulf
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wulf, Andrea
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.H9
LC item number
W85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humboldt, Alexander von
  • Scientists
  • Naturalists
Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Part 1. Departure: Emerging ideas -- Part 2. Arrival: Collecting ideas -- Part 3. Return: Sorting ideas -- Part 4. Influence: Spreading ideas -- Part 5. New worlds: Evolving ideas
Control code
18661604
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 473 pages
Isbn
9780385350662
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf
Publication
Note
"THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Part 1. Departure: Emerging ideas -- Part 2. Arrival: Collecting ideas -- Part 3. Return: Sorting ideas -- Part 4. Influence: Spreading ideas -- Part 5. New worlds: Evolving ideas
Control code
18661604
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 473 pages
Isbn
9780385350662
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015017505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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