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Buddy Read for the Invention of Nature

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Currently reading: The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

Andrea Wulf

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2017-07-07 to 2017-07-31

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Murder by Death
Just a heads up for all the members of the buddy read: At the end of this week, I'll be changing a setting on the group allowing book voting, as the group itself is going to ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Too bad. Oh well - we will just have to work around that.
Murder by Death
No. Not yet. Probably not anytime soon.
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
Are such folders possible?
Elentarri's Book Blog
I was thinking more along a heading (major "folder") with all the sub threads underneath so you can click "invention of nature" and then find all the threads about that book i...

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#24in48 Wrap-up
JL's Bibliomania
I haven't been online or read as much as yesterday, but wanted to post a final tally for #24in48 July 2017 Edition Hours reading print: 0.75 in The Invention of Nature and ...
The Invention of Nature - Reading Update: Part 5
BrokenTune
I am a little sad. This was a fascinating book, and I loved the chapter that described the last years in Humboldt's life and the political changes that he was surrounded by,...
The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf (PROGRESS UPDATE)
Elentarri's Book Blog
PART 5: NEW WORLDS: EVOLVING IDEAS In Chapter 20 we learn how Europe has erupted into civil unrest and how Humboldt's balancing act between his liberal political views and ...
The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf (PROGRESS UPDATE)
Elentarri's Book Blog
PART 4: INFLUENCE: SPREADING IDEAS In Part 4, Humboldt is recalled to Berlin, a city he considers an intellectual backwater, and tied up with court duties. "The man who ...
The Invention of Nature - Reading Update: Part 4
BrokenTune
At the end of July, more than three months after leaving Berlin, Humboldt reached Tobolsk – 1,800 miles from St Petersburg and the most easterly point on the prescribed route ...

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt
Murder by Death
The Lost Hero of Science is not hyperbole. It's one of the great tragedies of history that this man's name is no longer on the tip of every man, woman and child's tongue (at ...
THE INVENTION of NATURE BY ANDREA WULF
Elentarri's Book Blog
TITLE: The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World AUTHOR: Andrea Wulf Publisher: Knopf Format: e-book ISBN-13: 978-0-385-35067-9 BOOK REVIE...

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