DR. MATHEWASON is an associate professor of geography at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, where DR. SLUYTER is an assistant Professor of geography.
HUMBOLDT IN THE AMERICAS*
Article first published online: 21 APR 2010
2006 American Geographical Society
Volume 96, Issue 3, pages iii–v, July 2006
How to Cite
Mathewson, K. and Sluyter, A. (2006), HUMBOLDT IN THE AMERICAS. Geographical Review, 96: iii–v. doi: 10.1111/j.1931-0846.2006.tb00253.x
We would like to thank a number of anonymous reviewers for their services as well as known scholars, including Gary Dunbar, William Koelsch, and Geoffrey Martin, for their advice and editorial suggestions on matters large and small concerning this special issue and its contents. We also wish to acknowledge the hosts and organizers of conferences and the interlocutors in conversations that one or both of us has participated in while planning and bringing this project to completion. Among the conference hosts are: the organizers of the Association of American Geographers Centennial Meeting in March 2004; Robert Peck of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, who arranged a gathering after the association's Humboldt sessions to view the academy's collection of Humboldtiana; Andreas Daum, in concert with the German Historical Society, Washington, D.C., organizers of the conference on “Alexander von Humboldt and North America” in May 2004; and the Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies, Graduate Center, City University of New York, which hosted and major international conference on “Alexander von Humboldt: Form the Americas to the Cosmos” in October 2004. Individuals whose interest and input were particularly helpful include Aaron Sachs, Ingo Schwarz, and Laura Walls.
- Issue published online: 21 APR 2010
- Article first published online: 21 APR 2010