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The Resource Andes, Michael Jacobs

Andes, Michael Jacobs

Label
Andes
Title
Andes
Statement of responsibility
Michael Jacobs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author describes his experiences traveling through the Andes Mountains following in the footsteps of famous explorers who set out to conquer the Andes, beginning with Simon Bolívar in the nineteenth century, and provides accounts from sources including Charles Darwin, scientist Alexander von Humboldt, and others
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, Michael
Dewey number
918.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Andes
  • Jacobs, Michael
Label
Andes, Michael Jacobs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Granta, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The view from afar -- How it all began -- Cabinets of curiosities -- pt. 2. The tropics -- Hotel Humboldt -- Distant mountains -- Bolívar's dream -- Bolívar, mirror of the Andes -- Nevado the dog -- Delirium -- The consolation of plants -- To the enchanted lake -- pt. 3. The centre -- Journeys to the middle of the world -- Andean baroque -- Climbing the volcanoes -- Lost treasures -- Heart of the Andes -- Ancient roads -- Omens -- Extreme adversities -- And the mountains came to the city -- Blood fiesta -- Shining paths -- Resurrection -- Villages of the runaway Slaves -- pt. 4. The south -- Lengthening shadows -- Spain was here -- Where the Andes end
Control code
ocn670481613
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 580 pages
Isbn
9781582437378
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2011012716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1052983
  • (Sirsi) o670481613
  • (OCoLC)670481613
Label
Andes, Michael Jacobs
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Granta, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The view from afar -- How it all began -- Cabinets of curiosities -- pt. 2. The tropics -- Hotel Humboldt -- Distant mountains -- Bolívar's dream -- Bolívar, mirror of the Andes -- Nevado the dog -- Delirium -- The consolation of plants -- To the enchanted lake -- pt. 3. The centre -- Journeys to the middle of the world -- Andean baroque -- Climbing the volcanoes -- Lost treasures -- Heart of the Andes -- Ancient roads -- Omens -- Extreme adversities -- And the mountains came to the city -- Blood fiesta -- Shining paths -- Resurrection -- Villages of the runaway Slaves -- pt. 4. The south -- Lengthening shadows -- Spain was here -- Where the Andes end
Control code
ocn670481613
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 580 pages
Isbn
9781582437378
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2011012716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1052983
  • (Sirsi) o670481613
  • (OCoLC)670481613

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