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Plates to Alexander De Humboldt"s Political essay on the kingdom of New Spain

by Alexander von Humboldt

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Published by Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, and H. Colburn, W. Blackwood, and Brown and Crombie in London, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexico -- Maps.

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    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 18548
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (20 fr.)
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21775485M
    ISBN 100665185480

    About this Item: Hurst & Co., New York. Red Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Edge and corner wear, lightly scuffed and scratched, some fraying at the top of the spine, corners are bumped and rubbed, shelf worn, former owner's name in ink on the ffep and inner front Alexander von Humboldt paid a short visit to the United States at the end of his famous travels in the New World. In Philadelphia, he met the leading scientists of the country. More importantly, President Jefferson invited him to Washington where he supplied the government with the latest statistical and geographical facts about New Spain (Mexico). Jefferson appreciated Humboldt's scientific ()8.

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London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, and H. Colburn: Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain Volume 1 by Alexander von Humboldt really liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 17 editions Political essay on the kingdom of New Spain: containing researches relative to the geography of Mexico, the extent of its surface and its political division into intendancies, the physical aspect of the country, the population, the state of agriculture and manufacturing and commercial industry, the canals projected netween the South Sea and Atlantic Ocean, the crown revenues, the quantity of   Alexander von Humboldt.

“A Map of New Spain from 16°. to 38°. North Latitude reduced from the Large Map drawn from astronomical observations at Mexico in the year ” (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Octo ). Published in the volume of plates accompanying Humboldt’s Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Looking for books by Alexander von Humboldt.

See all books authored by Alexander von Humboldt, including Jaguars and Electric Eels (Penguin Great Journeys), and Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent: Abridged Edition (Penguin Classics), and    Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland.

23 vols. Paris: Schoell. → Often cited by the title of Part 1: Voyage aux regions equinoxiales du nouveau conti nent. Complete sets are rare and vary in arrangement and collation. (–) Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain. 4 vols. London: Longmans. → First published in :// /environmental-studies-biographies/alexander-von-humboldt.

Alexander von Humboldt was born in Berlin in Prussia on 14 September He was baptized as a baby in the Lutheran faith, with the Duke of Brunswick serving as godfather. Humboldt's father, Alexander Georg von Humboldt, belonged to a prominent Pomeranian family.

Although not one of the titled gentry, he was a major in the Prussian Army, who had served with the Duke of :// Alexander Von Humboldts Kosmos, Vol. 2: Entwurf Einer Physischen Weltbeschreibung, Mit Einer Biographischen Einleitung (Classic Reprint) (German Edition) Political Essay On The Kingdom Of New-spain, Volume 4.

by Alexander von Humboldt and John Black | Hardcover $ $ Book Depository Books With Free Delivery ?rh=n,p. His Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain is a foundational document about Mexico and its cultures and is still widely consulted by anthropologists, geographers, and historians.

In Humboldt's Mexico, Myron Echenberg presents a straightforward guide with historical and cultural context to Humboldt's travels in ://   She could have added his Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain ( 11, trans. ), the book that first made Humboldt’s name a household word and that had particular impact on the United States; also the American edition of Political Essay on the Island of Cuba published in that started a public controversy and played a role in   The Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain is also slated for future publication.

For each of his books, Humboldt wrote in a distinctive style. The Personal Narrative, possibly the most widely read of his works, provides adventure and a running commentary; in Cuba, we see an exacting scholar. Although he spends some time on description Plates to Alexander de Humboldt's Political essay on the kingdom of New Spain.

Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne. Responsibility: by Alexander de Humboldt ; with physical sections and maps, founded on astronomical observations, and trigonometrical and barometrical measurements ; translated from the original French by John ://   Alexander von Humboldt - Alexander von Humboldt - Professional life in Paris: The years from to Humboldt devoted to publication of the data accumulated on the South American expedition.

With the exception of brief visits to Berlin, he lived in Paris during this important period of his life. There he found not only collaborators among the French scientists—the greatest of his time Get this from a library. Political essay on the kingdom of New Spain: with physical sections and maps.

[Alexander von Humboldt; John Black]   InAlexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland set out to determine whether the Orinoco River connected with the Amazon.

But what started as a trip to investigate a relatively minor geographical controversy became the basis of a five-year exploration throughout South America, Mexico, and Cuba.

The discoveries amassed by Humboldt and Bonpland were staggering, and much of   Darwin apparently did obtain a copy of the Humboldt's Political Essay on the kingdom of New Spain () while in Buenos Ayres.

Back in England in he made considerable use of the information concerning the mining of precious metals, detailed in the third volume of this Alexander von Humboldt, Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain, translated by John Black, edited by Mary Maples Dunn (Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, (paperback edition printed ).

This is an abridgement of the original three volumes in which the editor removed redundant passages, took out much of the rather dull   Alexander von Humboldt was a Prussian naturalist and explorer who traveled extensively in Latin America from toand later published this essay on New Spain.

In this passage, von Humboldt quotes a bishop’s description of colonial ://   We are very grateful to you all for your patronage and support over the years. The University of Adelaide Library is proud to have contributed to the early movement of free eBooks and to have witnessed their popularity as they grew to become a regular fixture in study, research, and ://.

There they encountered the minister of Spain named Don Mariano Luis de Urquijo who asked them to explore the Spanish American region and also sponsored their voyage.

They travelled through Latin America from toexploring Pizarro, Tenerife, Cumana, and within one year of the voyage Alexander drew maps of a vast range of the Orinco ://  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 Humboldt’s Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain was first published in New York in English in in two volumes with no maps.

It came out in four volumes with plates, maps, plans, and tables in London during A second London edition came out in three volumes in –-skepticism-appendix