The Invention of Nature
Alexander von Humboldt's New World
The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. Alexander von Humboldt (1769 – 1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. In North Ame...
Apr 09, 2021Just finished “The Invention of Nature” by @andrea_wulf - EXCELLENT BOOK! How had I not heard of Alexander von Humboldt? – source