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Alexander von Humboldt—Explorer Genius

Lecture no. 15 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

Alexander von Humboldt—Explorer Genius

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Learn how the scientific explorer Alexander von Humboldt—sometimes called a “second Columbus”—taught us to see the world as an interrelated ecological unit. Trace his five-year exploration of the Americas with French botanist Aimé Bonpland, in which they covered 5,950 miles and catalogued 6,300 species of plants and animals.

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