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For all Devotees of the New World and its contributions to human legacy and our planet's intersecting systems, this book will reawaken your appreciation of this 19th century... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. K. Custer
Fulfills wanderlust, scientific curiosity, and your craving for close-up, on the ground view of history all in one. Read morePublished 3 months ago by janette shelly
A well researched account of a world changing man, who is, for the most part, lost to common history.Published 6 months ago by Dan Statz
fascinating history of one of most important, but less remembered scientist/explorersPublished 6 months ago by doninark
A superbly written account of one of the most fascinating men of science and exploration. Every one should read this.Published 9 months ago by applesauce
If you are going to read a biography this year, make it this one!!
Gerard Helferich's biography is brilliantly written and entirely readable. Read more
An amazing journey of discovery in South America, Cuba, and Mexico. Humbolt's journeys into major rivers and rain forests were the first for a European naturalist. Read morePublished 17 months ago by tmaxm
Gerard Helferich has beautifully captured the adventures and misadventures of Humboldt and his partner as they explore South America and places beyond. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Carla C. Kerr
Helferich Has crafted an elegant record of Humbolts SouthAmerican journeys blended with his discoveries and observations on geology, botany, cultural history of the region, and... Read morePublished on April 10, 2014 by Don Jamieson