Humboldt, Alexander von / Preuß, Johann David Erdmann: Briefwechsel
[Alexander von Humboldt / Johann David Erdmann Preuß – Correspondence]
Ed. by Päßler, Ulrich / Senft, Anna
Aims and Scope
The correspondence between Alexander von Humboldt and the historian Johann David Erdmann Preuß, who supervised the editions of Frederick the Great, documents Humboldt’s interest in history as well as his impact as a patron of the sciences. It offers insight into the institutionalization and scientification of historical research in Berlin.
- 24.0 x 17.0 cm
- 172 pages
- 13 Fig.
- DE GRUYTER AKADEMIE FORSCHUNG
- Type of Publication:
- Cultural scholars; historians of science; historians