LA TERRA E LA VITA, GEOGRAFIA COMPARATIVA [Two Volume Set] prima traduzione italiana

By: Ratzel, Federico ; Aristide Cignolini, Mario Lessona ; (translators)

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Two large heavy quarto volumes bound in half leather over cloth covered boards; gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spines. Leather sunned at spines, minor rubbing, still quite nice condition [see images]. Contents clean and tight; illustrated with 21 maps, 19 colour plates, 27 b&w plates, 487 text illustrations. OCLC Number: 799474939 2 vols. (XVI, 853 p., [32] c. di tav. ; 836 p., [35] c. di tav.) 28 cm. tall Friedrich Ratzel (1844 – 1904) was a German geographer and ethnographer, famous for his work related to the realist theory of international relations and the geography of states. During his travels and explorations his perspective shifted from that of a biologist to that of a geographer and anthropologist. During his expedition to North America, Cuba, and Mexico in 1874-1875, Ratzel focussed on the German influence in America, especially in the Midwest, resulted in his work Städte-und Kulturbilder aus Nordamerika, which helped establish the field of cultural geography. After his two-volume Anthropogeographie in 1882 and 1891, and his work Politische Geographie in 1897, Ratzel produced this work Die Erde und das Leben (LA TERRA E LA VITA in Italian). Ratzel emphasized the role of environmental circumstances in international relations, the struggle for space and the concept of Lebensraum (living space) originally put forward by the biologist Oscar Penschel in a review of Darwin's On the Origin of Species.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: LA TERRA E LA VITA, GEOGRAFIA COMPARATIVA [Two Volume Set] prima traduzione italiana

Author Name: Ratzel, Federico ; Aristide Cignolini, Mario Lessona ; (translators)

Categories: Science and History of Science, Illustrated Books, Italian Language and Literature, Natural History,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: Torino, Unione Tipografico-Editrice: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 16mo

Seller ID: 41640

Keywords: Environmentalism Geopolitics International Relations Lebensraum Darwinism