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Political Essay On The Island Of Cuba A Critical Edition

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The book Political Essay on the Island of Cuba: A Critical Edition, Alexander von Humboldt is published by University of Chicago Press.

Political Essay On The Island Of Cuba A Critical Edition

The research alexander von humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the americas in the early nineteenth-century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology. It is precisely this aspect that makes the book a valuable addition to the literature. The editors have produced an immensely readable and stimulating narrative that will prove to be an invaluable resource for future research.

View full website university of chicago press 1427 e. В нашем крупнейшем в мире магазине представлены электронные книги, которые можно читать в браузере, на планшетном пк, телефоне или специальном устройстве. The result is a work on cuba of historical import that will attract historians of science as well as cultural historians, political scientists, and literary scholars.

The research alexander von humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the americas in the early nineteenth-century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology. That we now have such a translation, in a superb critical edition, is something for which scholars of cuba in particular, and america in general, will be truly grateful. But his visit to cuba during this time yielded observations that extended far beyond the natural world.

It reemerges here, newly translated from the original two volume french edition, to introduce a new generation of readers to humboldts astonishing multiplicity of scientific and philosophical perspectives. The result represents a significant addition to historiography, complementing the numerous extant biographies of humboldt. The translators succeed in the formidable task of rendering a highly engaging english text while preserving french cadences at one remove from humboldts native german.

Humboldts pivotal work on the americas, have tamed his prose or even twisted his views. Martha rivers ingram professor of english, professor of comparative literature, and director of the alexander von humboldt in english (hie) project at vanderbilt university. That this is only the first of a series of new translations by the alexander von humboldt in english project is even better news.

What emerges in this important edition is humboldts clear narrative voicedrowned out in previous english translationswith a distinct sense of the prussians intellectual and emotional energy to provide a global perspective on historical events. Furthermore, humboldt dared to contradict the publications of many of his predecessors and contemporaries who wrote without ever setting foot in the new world. In their critical introduction, vera kutzinski and ottmar ette emphasize humboldts rare ability to combine scientific rigor with a cosmopolitan consciousness and a deeply felt philosophical humanism. Cuba played a central role in humboldts travels to the americas and represents a significant, if often underrepresented, stage in the development of his thinking about the social and scientific nature of the new world. In it, humboldt denounces colonial slavery on both moral and economic grounds and stresses the vital importance of improving intercultural relations throughout the americas.


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Political Essay On The Island Of Cuba A Critical Edition This primary and foundational work, The result is a work on cuba of historical import that will attract historians of science as well as cultural historians, political scientists. Humboldt's book Political Essay on the island of Cuba is a good example of this. The editors have produced an immensely readable and stimulating narrative that will prove to be an invaluable resource for future research. Martin, university of reading british journal for the history of science should be understood as a retranslation that will swiftly acquire canonical status and make a seminal contribution to the continuously evolving history of humboldts work in the anglophone world. The critical (re)editions of classical books or already published works are. It is precisely this aspect that makes the book a valuable addition to the literature. It reemerges here, newly translated from the original two volume french edition, to introduce a new generation of readers to humboldts astonishing multiplicity of scientific and philosophical perspectives. The translators succeed in the formidable task of rendering a highly engaging english text while preserving french cadences at one remove from humboldts native german. The result is a work on cuba of historical import that will attract historians of science as well as cultural historians, political scientists, and literary scholars.
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    That we now have such a translation, in a superb critical edition, is something for which scholars of cuba in particular, and america in general, will be truly grateful. Cuba played a central role in humboldts travels to the americas and represents a significant, if often underrepresented, stage in the development of his thinking about the social and scientific nature of the new world. The result represents a significant addition to historiography, complementing the numerous extant biographies of humboldt. Martha rivers ingram professor of english, professor of comparative literature, and director of the alexander von humboldt in english (hie) project at vanderbilt university. The authors show humboldt as a humanist who shows emotions and display strong opinions about certain issues of social importance, such as his disdain for slavery.

    Also available from 496 pages 115 tables 6 x 9 2010 the research alexander von humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the americas in the early nineteenth-century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology. The is a fascinating document that will find an appreciative audience in those with an interest in the history of cuba, the caribbean, and the comparative history of slavery throughout the atlantic world. It is precisely this aspect that makes the book a valuable addition to the literature. The editors have produced an immensely readable and stimulating narrative that will prove to be an invaluable resource for future research. The research alexander von humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the americas in the early nineteenth-century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology.

    This primary and foundational work, a landmark of physical and cultural geography that includes one of the eras most important denunciations of slavery, in one stroke reorients the study of the americas and reinvents the making of knowledge, a way that just might be equal to the dire challenges of the twenty-first century. The research alexander von humboldt amassed during his five-year trek through the americas in the early nineteenth-century proved foundational to the fields of botany, geography, and geology. To read what humboldt actually wrote, in this scrupulous, clear, and modern translation, is to embark on a truly encyclopedic adventure in history. In their critical introduction, vera kutzinski and ottmar ette emphasize humboldts rare ability to combine scientific rigor with a cosmopolitan consciousness and a deeply felt philosophical humanism. . The translators succeed in the formidable task of rendering a highly engaging english text while preserving french cadences at one remove from humboldts native german. That this is only the first of a series of new translations by the alexander von humboldt in english project is even better news. Humboldts pivotal work on the americas, have tamed his prose or even twisted his views. Martin, university of reading british journal for the history of science should be understood as a retranslation that will swiftly acquire canonical status and make a seminal contribution to the continuously evolving history of humboldts work in the anglophone world. The result is a work on cuba of historical import that will attract historians of science as well as cultural historians, political scientists, and literary scholars.

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