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Contents Preface Chapter 1 Navigating the Oceans Chapter 2 Ordering Nature in the Age of Enlightenment Chapter 3 Humboldt and the Rise of the Geophysical Sciences Chapter 4 Natural History in the Nineteenth Century Chapter 5 Scientific Exploration of a Manifest America Chapter 6 The Exploratory Tradition in the Ocean Sciences Chapter 7 Human Exploration under the Sea Chapter 8 Human Exploration of the High Frontier Chapter 9 Robotic Space Exploration Documents Notes Glossary Chronology Bibliography
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Science -- Social aspects.
Discoveries in geography -- Social aspects.
Discoveries in science -- Social aspects.
Science -- History.