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Record #168450:

Voyages dans les Alpes / Horace-Bénédict De Saussure ; edité et presenté par Julie Bloch.

Title: Voyages dans les Alpes / Horace-Bénédict De Saussure ; edité et presenté par Julie Bloch.
Author(s): De Saussure, Horace-Bénédict.
Bloch, Julie,
Date: 2002.
Publisher: Geneva: Georg Editeur S.A. (Editions Medecine et Hygiene)
Language: French.
Abstract: Republishing of abridged version subtitled "Partie Pittoresque des ouvrages de M. de Saussure" published 1834 and more completely in 1852. Excludes purely scientific essays from four volumes published 1779-1796. Covers: travels in Geneva area; tour of Mont Blanc (including visits to several glaciers and essay on glaciers in general); ascent of Mont Blanc (second recorded); 16-day bivouac at Col du Géant; and travels to Mont Rose and Mont Cervin (Matterhorn). Scientific studies in geology, botany, glaciology and meteorology appear in context of de Saussure's passion for mountains and view of whole of nature as laboratory. Describes cultural life, festivals, hunts, harvests etc. Introduction discusses de Saussure's passion for mountains and novel view of them, impact on wider society, particularly in popularising Alps and Alpinisim, scientific approach and Alpine ethnology.
Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
5(091) -- History of science.
551.32(091) -- History of glaciology.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1760-1778.
551.1/.4 -- Geology.
551.1/.4(091) -- History of geology.
58 -- Botany.
551.5 -- Meteorology.
551.324.22 -- Glaciers.
551.5(091) -- History of meteorology.
796.52 -- Mountaineering.
796.51.7 -- Tourism.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
39 -- Ethnography.
394 -- Social life.
394.2 -- Festivals.
639 -- Hunting, fishing and associated activities.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(234.3) -- Alps.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (234.3) : 91(08)[1760-1778]
ISBN: 2825707716
SPRI record no.: 168450

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