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His own figure does not appear as the bearer of any previous and infallible knowledge. He is now an observer who can be moved by the small discoveries of these others, telling us about them in such an intimate tone that if we did not know the context of the composition, we might be under the illusion that it was verse: Shortly after I left my study, Pedrito entered it, and luckily he was curious and managed to see the Butterfly hanging upon the outside of the cocoon, with soft wings unable to fly.
His journal is a witness to this personal transformation and to the scientific advances he achieved, but not to what was happening around him in the workshop in Santa Fe. The first complete edition of Mutis’s journal was prepared by Guillermo Hernández de Alba. It was he who decided on the divisions into which the text is organized, taking into account the intervals in which Mutis stopped writing. The journal is divided this way: voyage from Cádiz to Madrid in 1760; voyage from Cádiz to Cartagena de Indias in 1760; voyage from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Fe de Bogotá in 1761; Journal of Observations in Santa Fe de Bogotá in 1762; and voyage from Santa Fe to Cartagena de Indias from 1763 to 1764.
The map Bolívar used in his campaign to reconquer Nueva Granada had been made possible by Humboldt. ” The Orinoco was also the first territory that Bolívar declared open to commerce, in the pages of El Correo del Orinoco, a newspaper he founded with Francisco Antonio Zea (Bernal Medina, 75–80). On the other hand, Humboldt’s project had much wider ambitions, indeed planetary ones. 3 Humboldt wrote up this unprecedented journey in his Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent, fait en 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804 par Alexandre de Humboldt et Aimé Bonpland, rédigé par A.
A Geography of Hard Times: Narratives About Travel to South America, 1780-1849 by Angela Perez-Mejia, Dick Cluster