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Author Heller, Karl B. (Karl Bartholomäus), 1824-1880.

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

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-268) and index.
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.
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Subject Heller, Karl B. (Karl Bartholomäus), 1824-1880 -- Travel -- Mexico.
Heller, Karl B. (Karl Bartholomäus), 1824-1880
Mexico -- Description and travel.
Mexico -- History -- 1821-1861.
Chronological Term 1821-1861
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Added Author Rugeley, Terry, 1956-
Added Title Reisen in Mexiko in den jahren 1845-1848. English
Other Form: Print version: Heller, Karl B. (Karl Bartholomäus), 1824-1880. Reisen in Mexiko in den jahren 1845-1848. English. Alone in Mexico. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2007 (DLC) 2007013796
ISBN 9780817380335 (electronic bk.)
0817380337 (electronic bk.)
9780817315887 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0817315888
9780817354565 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0817354565