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Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent

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ISBN-10: 0140445536

ISBN-13: 9780140445534

Edition: 1995 (Abridged)

Authors: Alexander von Humboldt, Malcolm Nicolson, Jason Wilson, Humboldt Von, J. Wilson

List price: $18.00
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In 1799, the 29-year old Alexander von Humboldt set out on a 5 year journey to the New World. As well as being an entertaining travelogue, Personal Narrative is a useful introduction to the character and diversity of Humboldt's concerns.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Jason Wilson is emeritus professor of Latin American literature at the University College London. He is the author of Octavio Paz: A Study of His Poetics, An A-Z of Modern Latin American Literature in English Translation, and Buenos Aires: A Cultural and Literary Companion.