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Alexander von Humboldt

A Metabiography

Nicolaas A. Rupke

Contents: The Several Lives of Alexander von Humboldt – Liberal Democrat before the Empire Period – Wilhelmian and Weimar Kultur Chauvinist – Aryan Supremacist of National Socialism – East Germany’s Antislavery Marxist – West Germany’s Cosmopolitan Friend of Jews – Today’s Green Supranationalist – Humboldt forever.