Hans Carl Von Carlowitz

Hans Carl Von Carlowitz

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hans Carl von Carlowitz, originally Hann Carl von Carlowitz, (December 24, 1645 - March 3, 1714) was a German tax accountant and mining administrator. His book Sylvicultura oeconomica, oder hau wirthliche Nachricht und Naturm ige Anweisung zur wilden Baum-Zucht (1713) was the first comprehensive treatise about forestry. He is considered to be the father of sustainable yield forestry. Hans Carl von Carlowitz was born in Oberrabenstein bei Chemnitz. He was the son of forest master Georg Carl von Carlowitz. He studied law and public administration in Jena, learned foreign languages, travelled to France, Russia and Italy in his youth and was engaged in the natural and mining sciences. 1677 he became a mining administrator and in 1711 he became in charge of mining at the court of Kursachsen in Freiberg (Sachsen). Freiberg, which is located in the foot hills of the Erzgebirge, was known for its silver mines. In this post, he was responsible, among other things, for the supply of timber to the mining industry, which employed about ten thousand miners at the time. He died in Freiberg (Sachsen).show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136751615
  • 9786136751610