By King-Thom Chung
By King-Thom Chung
By Charles A. Cerami
A loved ones identify and exceptional hero respected in each African American loved ones, Benjamin Banneker was once a very self-taught mathematical genius who accomplished expert prestige in astronomy, navigation, and engineering. His said services and more advantageous surveying talents resulted in his function as coworker with the Founding Fathers in making plans our nation’s capitol, Washington, DC. His annual Banneker’s Almanac used to be the 1st written through a black and outsold the main festival. additionally, he was once a vocal strength within the struggle for the abolition of slavery. but, regardless of his accomplishments, there was no biography of this crucial man—until now. Written by way of an writer with robust ties around the Washington-Maryland-Virginia region the place abolitionist societies respected Banneker, this lengthy past due biography eventually supplies the well-merited consciousness this sought after hero and his accomplishments deserve.
By Emil Bessels,William Barr
Polaris contains huge aspect which doesn't look somewhere else. it's the simply account of the day trip along with wealthy medical information regarding anthropology, geology, wildlife. It offers even more details than different bills at the Greenland settlements Polaris visited on her means north. Bessels' is the one released first-hand account of the second one wintering of a part of the ship's supplement on shore at Polaris condo, close to Littleton Island, and of that party's try out at vacationing south by means of boat till picked up through the Scottish whaler Ravenscraig. an analogous applies to the cruise aboard the whaler, Arctic, after Bessels and his partners transferred to that ship.
Essential analyzing for researchers and scholars of arctic exploration background, this publication can also be a compelling learn for the common reader.
By Desmond King-Hele
By Eli Friedlander,Christa Krüger
„Friedlanders klare Darstellung bringt zum ersten Mal die konzeptionelle Einheit, Tiefe und Originalität von Benjamins philosophischem Denken ans Licht.“
David E. Wellbery
By Umberto Veronesi
By Leonard Warren
By Kevin Donnelly
By Manfred Vasold
Rudolf Virchow (1821–1902) struggle nicht nur einer der Begründer der medizinischen Wissenschaft, sondern er setzte sich auch immer wieder für Reformen im Gesundheitswesen ein. Er warfare Mitbegründer der liberalen Fortschrittspartei und als Mitglied des preußischen Abgeordnetenhauses einer der schärfsten Widersacher Bismarcks.
Eine von Manfred Vasold spannend erzählte Biographie und zugleich eine Sozialgeschichte Deutschlands im 19. Jahrhundert.
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By Alwin Schönberger,Brigitte Ederer