The Resource Views of nature, Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mark W. Person ; edited by Stephen T. Jackson and Laura Dassow Walls

Views of nature, Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mark W. Person ; edited by Stephen T. Jackson and Laura Dassow Walls

Label
Views of nature
Title
Views of nature
Statement of responsibility
Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mark W. Person ; edited by Stephen T. Jackson and Laura Dassow Walls
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1769-1859
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Humboldt, Alexander von
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
Q171
LC item number
.H8613 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Stephen T.
  • Walls, Laura Dassow
  • Person, Mark W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural history
  • Science
  • Physical geography
  • South America
  • Natural history
  • Physical geography
  • Science
  • Travel
  • South America
Label
Views of nature, Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mark W. Person ; edited by Stephen T. Jackson and Laura Dassow Walls
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Editor's 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 -- Concerning the steppes and deserts -- Concerning the waterfalls of the Orinoco near Atures and Maypures -- The nocturnal wildlife of the primeval forest -- Hypsometric addenda -- Ideas for a physiognomy of plants -- Concerning the structure and action of volcanoes in various regions of the Earth -- The life force, or the Rhodian genius -- The plateau of Cajamarca, the old residential city of the Inca Atahualpa; first sight of the Pacific from the ridge of the Andes chain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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)
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
viii, 313 pages
Isbn
9780226422473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
99976584369
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944157465
  • (OCoLC)ocn944157465
Label
Views of nature, Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mark W. Person ; edited by Stephen T. Jackson and Laura Dassow Walls
Publication
Copyright
Note
Editor's 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 -- Concerning the steppes and deserts -- Concerning the waterfalls of the Orinoco near Atures and Maypures -- The nocturnal wildlife of the primeval forest -- Hypsometric addenda -- Ideas for a physiognomy of plants -- Concerning the structure and action of volcanoes in various regions of the Earth -- The life force, or the Rhodian genius -- The plateau of Cajamarca, the old residential city of the Inca Atahualpa; first sight of the Pacific from the ridge of the Andes chain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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)
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
viii, 313 pages
Isbn
9780226422473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
99976584369
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944157465
  • (OCoLC)ocn944157465

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