"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. Alexander von Humboldt...
"I was about 20 years old when the Vietnam War or, as the author reminds us, the American War, took place, but we never looked from lthe perspective that this excellent book provides. At my present age, I'm grateful to have the book's insight and t..."
"I'm surprised at the number of people who take the author to task for arguing for his own opinions. That's how books work. He doesn't have to give a presentation of other opinions or even to be fair to them."
"Aquilea777 if you haven't read a book, please don't comment.
This is an easy to read history of man from the beginning of time, with some variance in the usual interpretation of same. He has many interesting insights."