Wulf, Andrea

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The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt

Drawing on von Humboldt’s publications, diaries, and letters, Wulf (The Invention of Nature) brings her subject to life, cleverly allowing him to narrate his story in an affable if possibly anachronistic tone that makes the occasionally complicated scientific theory easily digestible. [See Prepub Alert, 10/29/18.]
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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

Highly recommended for students of the history of science and environmentalism. ["Stimulating reading for those interested in general history, natural history, exploration, science, and philosophy": LJ 11/15/15 starred review of the Knopf hc.]
PREMIUM

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

Stimulating reading for those interested in general history, natural history, exploration, science, and philosophy.
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Chasing Venus

Wulf well describes the scientific problems and physical trials these astronomers had to solve and endure. Recommended for all readers interested in the history of science.

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