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The Passage to Cosmos : Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America / Laura Dassow Walls.

Author/Creator:
Walls, Laura Dassow author., Author,
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2009]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (416 p.) : 22 halftones
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Science -- History -- 19th century.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface: Romancing the Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Humboldt's Bridge
1. Confluences
2. Passage to America, 1799-1804
3. Manifest Destinies
4. "All are alike designed for freedom": Humboldt on Race and Slavery
5. The Community of Cosmos
6. The Face of Planet America
Epilogue: Recalling Cosmos
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Apr 2020)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780226871844
OCLC:
458586518
Publisher Number:
10.7208/9780226871844 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.