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A nice recounting of Humboldt's time in the Americas, with some brief discussion of before and after. Read morePublished 1 month ago by cambridge00
I've only read the first few chapters thus far, but I am GREATLY enjoying this book !Published 1 month ago by R H H
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 4 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 5 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 8 months ago by Dan Statz
fascinating history of one of most important, but less remembered scientist/explorersPublished 8 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 11 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 19 months ago by tmaxm