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Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William

by Hermann Klencke

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.,
  • Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLives of Alexander and William von Humboldt.
    Statementtranslated and arranged from the German of Klencke & Schlesier ; by Juliette Bauer ; with portraits.
    ContributionsSchlesier, Gustav., Bauer, Juliette.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 398 p. :
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315622M

    Alexander von Humboldt, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander, Freiherr (baron) von Humboldt, (born Sept. 14, , Berlin—died May 6, , Berlin), German naturalist and explorer who was a major figure in the classical period of physical geography and biogeography—areas of science now included in the earth sciences and ecology. Early Life and Education. This naturalist and eager explorer was born on Septem , in Berlin, Germany. Alexander Georg von Humboldt, his father, was an army officer who died when he was only 9 years old. Alexander and his older brother, Wilhelm, were then raised by their mother, Maria Elisabeth Colomb.

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Lives of the Brothers Humboldt - Alexander amp William Translated from the original German at the turn of the century, this is an exhaustive biography of both brothers Humboldt, with a section of the book devoted to : H. Klencke. Lives of the Brothers Humboldt: Alexander and William [Klencke, Hermann, Schlesier, Gustav, Alexander and William book, Juliette] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Lives of the Brothers Humboldt: Alexander and WilliamCited by: 3. Lives of the Brothers Humboldt - Alexander amp William Translated from the original German at the turn of the century, this is an exhaustive biography of both brothers Humboldt, with a section of the book devoted to each.

Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, Baron von Humboldt, (SeptemBerlin-May 6,Berlin), was a German naturalist and Pages: Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William.

New York: Harper & Bros., (OCoLC) Named Person: Alexander von Humboldt; Wilhelm von Humboldt; Alexander von Humboldt; Wilhelm von Humboldt: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Klencke; Gustav Schlesier; Juliette Bauer.

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Each biography has also special t.p.: Alexander von Humboldt: a biographical monument. By Professor Klencke. from the German, by Juliette Bauer; Life of William von Humboldt.

and abridged from the German of Schlesier, by Juliette Bauer. Description: VI pages, 2 leaves, pages, 2 leaves, [], [1] pages 2 portrait 19 cm: Responsibility. Lives of the brothers Humboldt Alexander and William.

Klencke, Hermann, ; Schlesier, Gustav; Bauer, Juliette; Duke University. Library. Jantz Collection. German Americana. Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William. Pages; Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William. Klencke, Hermann, Schlesier, Gustav. Bauer, Juliette., If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information.

From Lives of the Brothers Humboldt () [p] The marshes and standing waters near Calabozo [South America] are filled with electric eels. [Alexander von] Humboldt and [expedition colleague, naturalist Aimé] Bonpland wished to make experiments in their own house with these animals, but for three days they could meet with no specimen, on account of the exaggerated.

By Professor Klencke. from the German, by Juliette Bauer; Life of William von Humboldt. and abridged from the German of Schlesier, by Juliette Bauer.

AU - Klencke, Hermann, AU - Schlesier, Gustav. AU - Bauer, Juliette., KW - KW - KW - Freiherr von, KW - Humboldt, Alexander von, KW - Humboldt, Wilhelm, ER.

Lives of the Brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William (Classic Reprint) (Inglese) Copertina flessibile – 12 luglio di Hermann Klencke (Autore) Visualizza tutti i formati e le edizioni Nascondi altri formati ed edizioni.

Translated from the German by JULIETTE BAUER and first published in English inthis hard-to-find classic offers the valuable perceptions of authors writing from the time when the authority of these two important men was beginning to be felt. Anyone interested in the history of modern science will find this perspective priceless.

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Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William / (New York, Harper, ), by Hermann Klencke, Juliette Bauer, and Gustav Schlesier (page images at HathiTrust) Wilhelm von Humboldt und die Humanitätsidee.

(Berlin, Reuther & Reichard, ), by Eduard Spranger (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). In lateWilhelm and Alexander began studying law at the University of Frankfurt an der Oder, accompanied by their tutor Kunth. But it is at the University of Göttingen, where Wilhelm enrolled in the summer of followed by Alexander one year later, that the brothers truly began to develop their personal intellectual focuses and a shared appetite for encyclopedic.

Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William / By Lives of the Brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William - Hermann Klencke - Paperback This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digi. Lives Of The Brothers Humboldt, Alexander And William () - Hermann Klencke - Paperback This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Quality assurance was. Topics:, Freiherr von, Humboldt, Alexander von, Humboldt, Wilhelm. In the Humboldt brothers moved to Frankfurt an der Oder in order to attend the local university for a year. Wilhelm was to study law and Alexander political economy (government accounting). In both brothers changed to Göttingen, where Alexander became familiar with the philosophy of Georg Friedrich Lichtenberg and the works of.

Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt (/ ˈ h ʌ m b oʊ l t /, also US: / ˈ h ʊ m b oʊ l t /, UK: / ˈ h ʌ m b ɒ l t /, German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈhʊmbɔlt]; 22 June – 8 April ) was a Prussian philosopher, linguist, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the Humboldt University of Berlin, which was named after him in (and also after his.^ Hermann Klencke, Gustav Schlesier, Lives of the brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William New York, ^ Mueller-Vollmer, Kurt, "Wilhelm von Humboldt",Great grandfather to "Shane Wilhelm" The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy ^ Clark, Christopher ().

Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia. United States of Amercia: Penguin. The von Humboldt Brothers—As Scholars and Siblings In the previous blog, I introduced two remarkable scholars from the early 19th century, Wilhelm von Humboldt (), linguist and architect of the Prussian educational system; and his younger brother, Alexander (), naturalist, explorer, traveler, and masterful speaker and essayist.