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Views of Nature.

By: von Humboldt, Alexander.
Contributor(s): Jackson, Stephen T | Walls, Laura Dassow.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (322 p.).ISBN: 9780226923192.Subject(s): Natural history | Physical geography | Science | South America -- Description and travelGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Views of NatureDDC classification: 508 LOC classification: QH45.H82 2014ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Editors� Preface""; ""Introduction: Reclaiming Consilience""; ""Translator�s Note""; ""Humboldt�s Ansichten der Natur Measurement Units""; ""Views of Nature""; ""Preface to the First Edition""; ""Preface to the Second and Third Editions""; ""1. Concerning the Steppes and Deserts""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""2. Concerning the Waterfalls of the Orinoco near Atures and Maypures""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""3. The Nocturnal Wildlife of the Primeval Forest""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""4. Hypsometric Addenda""; ""5. Ideas for a Physiognomy of Plants""
""Annotations and Additions""""6. Concerning the Structure and Action of Volcanoes in Various Regions of the Earth""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""7. The Life Force, or The Rhodian Genius""; ""Commentary and Addendum""; ""8. The Plateau of Cajamarca, the Old Residential City of the Inca Atahualpa; First Sight of the Pacific from the Ridge of the Andes Chain""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""Index""
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""Contents""; ""Editors� Preface""; ""Introduction: Reclaiming Consilience""; ""Translator�s Note""; ""Humboldt�s Ansichten der Natur Measurement Units""; ""Views of Nature""; ""Preface to the First Edition""; ""Preface to the Second and Third Editions""; ""1. Concerning the Steppes and Deserts""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""2. Concerning the Waterfalls of the Orinoco near Atures and Maypures""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""3. The Nocturnal Wildlife of the Primeval Forest""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""4. Hypsometric Addenda""; ""5. Ideas for a Physiognomy of Plants""

""Annotations and Additions""""6. Concerning the Structure and Action of Volcanoes in Various Regions of the Earth""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""7. The Life Force, or The Rhodian Genius""; ""Commentary and Addendum""; ""8. The Plateau of Cajamarca, the Old Residential City of the Inca Atahualpa; First Sight of the Pacific from the Ridge of the Andes Chain""; ""Annotations and Additions""; ""Index""

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