Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography

Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography Alexander Von Humboldt Is One Of The Most Celebrated Figures Of Late Modern Science, Famous For His Work In Physical Geography, Botanical Geography, And Climatology, And His Role As One Of The First Great Popularizers Of The Sciences His Momentous Accomplishments Have Intrigued German Biographers From The Prussian Era To The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, All Of Whom Configured And Reconfigured Humboldt S Life According To The Sensibilities Of The Day This Volume, The First Metabiography Of The Great Scientist, Traces Humboldt S Biographical Identities Through Germany S Collective Past To Shed Light On The Historical Instability Of Our Scientific Heroes Rupke S Study Will Doubtless Become A Standard Reference For The Humboldt Industry And For Writers Of Scientific Metabiographies To Come IsisEngaging Rupke S Meticulous Analysis Is Fascinating On Many Scores Times Higher Education SupplementUK A Study Borne Of Considerable Scholarship And One With Important Methodological Implications For Historians Of Geography Charles W J Withers, Progress In Human Geography

Nicolaas Adrianus Rupke is a Dutch historian of science, who began his academic career as a marine geologist.

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  • Paperback
  • 316 pages
  • Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography
  • Nicolaas A. Rupke
  • English
  • 13 November 2019
  • 9780226731490

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