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  • The Brother Gardeners by Andrea Wulf
    The Brother Gardeners (Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    One January morning in 1734, cloth merchant Peter Collinson hurried down to the docks at London's Custom House to collect cargo just arrived from John Bartram in the American colonies. Set against the backdrop of the emerging empire and the uncharted world beyond, The Brother Gardeners tells the story how Britain became a nation of gardeners.

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  • The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
    The Invention of Nature (English, Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world?and in the process created modern environmentalism....

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  • The Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf
    The Founding Gardeners (Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    A follow-up to Andrea Wulf's award-winning and critically acclaimed history of British gardening, this is the story of how George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and James Madison's passion for nature, plants, agriculture and gardens shaped the birth of America.

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  • The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
    The Invention of Nature (English, Hardback) Andrea Wulf

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world?and in the process created modern environmentalism....

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  • Chasing Venus by Andrea Wulf
    Chasing Venus (Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    On two days in 1761 and 1769 hundreds of astronomers pointed their telescopes towards the skies to observe a rare astronomical event: the transit of Venus across the face of the sun.

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  • Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf
    Founding Gardeners (English, Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    From the bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, a fascinating look at the Founding Fathers like none you've seen before....

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  • Chasing Venus by Andrea Wulf
    Chasing Venus (English, Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between the Earth and the Sun in more than a century. Through that observation, astronomers could calculate the size of the solar system?but only if they could compile data from many different points of the globe, all recorded during the short period of the transit. Overcoming incredible odds and...

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  • Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf
    Founding Gardeners (English, Hardback) Andrea Wulf

    The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners presents a tour of the lives of the founding fathers from their perspectives as gardeners, farmers and plantsmen, revealing how a shared passion for agriculture shaped their beliefs and decisions.

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  • This Other Eden by Emma Gieben-Gamal
    This Other Eden (English, Paperback) Emma Gieben-Gamal, Andrea Wulf

    A stunning historical narrative that reveals 300 years of English culture and society through an exploration of seven great gardens, from Tradescant's designs for Hatfield House to Hampton Court, Chatsworth and Jekyll's famous garden at Hestercombe.

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  • Chasing Venus by Andrea Wulf
    Chasing Venus (English, Hardback) Andrea Wulf

    The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor?the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system....

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  • The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
    The Invention of Nature (English, CD-Audio) Andrea Wulf

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  • The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt by Andrea Wulf
    The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt (English, Hardback) Andrea Wulf, Lillian Melcher

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, comes a breathtakingly illustrated and brilliantly evocative recounting of Alexander Von Humboldt's five year expedition in South America. ...

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  • Chasing Venus by Andrea Wulf
    Chasing Venus (English, Hardback) Andrea Wulf

    On a summer's day in June 1761, astronomers all over the world cast their eyes to the sky to witness a rare astronomical event: the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This title presents the story of Enlightenment science, and offers an informative slice of intellectual history with Britain at its centre.

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  • Selected Writings by Alexander von Humboldt
    Selected Writings (Hardback) Alexander von Humboldt

    In 1914 Paul Boumer and his classmates are marched to the local recruiting office by a sentimentally patriotic form-master. On a calm October day in 1918, only a few weeks before the Armistice, Paul will be the last of them to be killed. In All Quiet on the Western Front he tells their story....

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  • Selected Writings by Alexander Von Humboldt
    Selected Writings (English, Hardback) Alexander Von Humboldt

    A new hardcover selection of the best writings of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world. Selected and introduced by Andrea Wulf....

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