Alexander von Humboldt, Prussian Baron, was the first European to explore the wilderness of South America, taking scientific measurements and making observations over a five year journey. In his ... Read More
High Cotton: Four Seasons in the Mississippi Delta
Helferich did a great job offering insight into southern culture that is often misunderstood and maligned. I never knew cotton and the MS delta had such an impact on where we are today in America. Read More
Humboldt's Cosmos: Alexander Von Humboldt and the Latin American Journey That Changed the Way We See the World
I have always been fascinated by the naturalists and their travels during the 1800's. This book chronicles the historic travels and writings of Humboldt, and relates his discoveries to other great ... Read More
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