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Kraft, Tobias

Figuren des Wissens bei Alexander von Humboldt

Essai, Tableau und Atlas im amerikanischen Reisewerk

[Figures of Knowledge in Alexander von Humboldt: Essay, Tableau, and Atlas in his American Travelogue]

Series:mimesis 59

    99,95 € / $140.00 / £91.00*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    September 2014
    ISBN
    978-3-11-035051-7
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Humboldt’s American journey occupies a central place in his work. Three conceptual tropes (Essay, Tableau, Atlas) offer new insights into the Humboldtian model of knowledge as developed in Voyage aux regions équinoxales du Nouveau Continent.

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    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    xiv, 360 pages
    28 Fig.
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Alexander von Humboldt; Latin America; Literary Genres
    Readership:
    Academics (Literary Studies, History of Science), Libraries, Institutes

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    Tobias Kraft, Potsdam University, Germany.

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