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Essay on the Geography of Plants - von Humboldt, Alexander, and Bonpland, Aime, and Jackson, Stephen T. (Editor)
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The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition to Central and South America with botanist Aime Bonpland set the course for the great scientific surveys of the nineteenth century, and inspired such essayists and artists as Emerson, Goethe, Thoreau, Poe, and Church. The chronicles of the expedition were published in Paris after von Humboldt's return, and first among them was the 1807 "Essay on the Geography of Plants." Among the most cited writings in ...

Essay on the Geography of Plants 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226054735


Essay on the Geography of Plants 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226360669