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[5 papers] [I:] Neueste Reisen und Forschungen in China.

By: RICHTHOFEN, Ferdinand von (1833-).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wien:, Petermanns Mitteilungen, 1869.: 1869

Seller ID: S13136


pp. 321-323. Disbound. Very good. When Ferdinand von Richthofen returned to Germany after a total of twelve years of extensive research trips in the East Asian region, a new and different picture of China emerged as a result of the publication of his research results in the Western world. Born in 1833 in Carlsruhe/Schlesien, Richthofen studied geology in Breslau and Berlin and completed years of service for the Geological Reichsanstalt in Austria. Richthofen received the suggestion to research in Central Asia during his studies in Berlin. Around the leadership of Alexander von Humboldt and Ca... View more info