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 Alexander von Humboldt: From the Americas to the Cosmos



Table of Contents


 Front Matter


Part I: CANTATA

 Humboldt, Mendelssohnm, and Musical Unity - R. Larry Todd

 Willkommen! - Text by Ludwig Rellstab


Part II: CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN THE NEW WORLD

 Faith and the Conquest - José Gabriel Brauchy

 Humboldt en la Nueva España - Jaime Labastida

 A 'Romantic' Encounter with Latin America - Elizabeth Millán-Zaibert

 La Arquitectura Inca - César W. Astuhuamán Gonzáles

 Arrogance and Squalor? Lima's Elite - Paul Rizo-Patrón

 The National Imagination in New Granada - Margarita Serje

 Entre Caos y Cosmos - Odette Casamayor Cisneros

 The Scientist and the Patrician: Reformism in Cuba - Alfonso W. Quiroz

 Celebrity in American Society and Science - Michael F. Conlin


Part III: LITERATURE AND THE ARTS

 Landscape Painting Between Art and Science - Claudio Mattos

 New Sites and Sounds - Adrienne Klein

 Humboldt and the Visual Arts in America - Amy H. Winter

 Women Travelers in Humboldt's New World - Adriana Méndez Rodenas

 Classic Nomenclature in New Exploration - Donald Hassler

 Palabras y Pinceles del Paisaje Venezolano - José Ángel Rodriguez

 Análisis Contrastivo del 'Ensayo Politico' - María-Rosario Martí Marco

 Threats to the European Subject - Jason H. Lindquist

 Configuraciones de lo real maravilloso - Rocío Oviedo

 The Birth of the Two Cultures - Laura Dassow Walls

 Científico, y Poeta - Luisa V. De Castillo


Part IV: LIFE AND TRAVELS

 A French Perspective - Pierre Laszlo

 Maler, Legacy and Mexico - Claudine Leysinger

 Una Mirada Recíproca - Sandra Rebok

 Recording Civilization - Georgia de Havenon

 Witkiewicz and the Course of Mid-Eastern History - Daniel Gerould

 Influencia en los artículos de Bello - Alister Ramírez Márquez

 A Humboldtian Explorer in New York - Aaron Sachs

 Influences of 'Kosmos' in 'Earth and Man' - Philip K. Wilson


Part V: KNOWLEDGE AND WORLDVIEW

 Rousseau's Anticipation of Plant Geography - Alexandra Cook

 A German Minerologist Visits Peru - Scarlett O'Phelan Godoy

 Mexican Reception of 'Political Essay' - Richard Weiner

 The Mexican Mining Bubble that Burst - Ivani Vasselor

 Writing In and Out of Time - Ann C. Colley

 Scientific Instruments in 'Cartas Americanas' - Dietland Muller-Schwarze

 Ancient and Modern Forms of Slavery - Irene Prüfer Leske

 Gradations of Suffering and Privation - Evelyn Powell Jennings

 Speaking of Nature - David Kenosian

 Hershel, Humboldt and Imperial Science - Christopher Carter

 Writing Science - Renata Schellenberg

 Afectos Científicos Italianos - Marisa Vannini de Gerulewicz