The Resource Alone in Mexico : the astonishing travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848, by Karl Bartolomeus Heller ; translated and edited by Terry Rugeley

Alone in Mexico : the astonishing travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848, by Karl Bartolomeus Heller ; translated and edited by Terry Rugeley

Label
Alone in Mexico : the astonishing travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848
Title
Alone in Mexico
Title remainder
the astonishing travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848
Statement of responsibility
by Karl Bartolomeus Heller ; translated and edited by Terry Rugeley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
This volume is the first-ever English translation of the memoirs of Karl Heller, a twenty-year-old aspiring Austrian botanist who traveled to Mexico in 1845 to collect specimens. He passed through the Caribbean, lived for a time in the mountains of Veracruz, and journeyed to Mexico City through the cities of Puebla and Cholula. After a brief residence in the capital, Heller moved westward to examine the volcanoes and silver mines near Toluca. When the United States invaded Mexico in 1846 & ndash;47 conditions became chaotic, and the enterprising botanist was forced to flee to Yucatan. Heller liv
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
917.204/5
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1213
LC item number
.H4813 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Alone in Mexico : the astonishing travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848, by Karl Bartolomeus Heller ; translated and edited by Terry Rugeley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-268) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn648357136
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 274 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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.b35644680
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)648357136
  • pebcs0817380337

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