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The Resource The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf

The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf

Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Title
The invention of nature
Title remainder
Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Wulf
Title variation
invention of nature
Title variation remainder
Alexander von Humboldts new world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the German naturalist reveals his ongoing influence on humanity's relationship with the natural world today, discussing such topics as his views on climate change, conservation, and nature as a resource for all life
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • Costa Biography Award, 2015.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
  • Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10446338
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Alexander von Humboldt's new world
Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue -- Part 1. Departure: Emerging ideas -- Part 2. Arrival: Collecting ideas -- Part 3. Return: Sorting ideas -- Part 4. Influence: Spreading ideas -- Part 5. New worlds: Evolving ideas
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American Edition.
Extent
xix, 473 pages
Isbn
9780385350662
Lccn
2015017505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)911240481
Label
The invention of nature : Alexander von Humboldt's new world, Andrea Wulf
Publication
Note
"THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue -- Part 1. Departure: Emerging ideas -- Part 2. Arrival: Collecting ideas -- Part 3. Return: Sorting ideas -- Part 4. Influence: Spreading ideas -- Part 5. New worlds: Evolving ideas
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American Edition.
Extent
xix, 473 pages
Isbn
9780385350662
Lccn
2015017505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)911240481

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