Jacob Wackernagel

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Wackernagel, Jacob


Bora Dec. 11, 1853, in Basel; died May 22, 1938, in Basel. Swiss linguist; specialist in Greek and on Indian studies. Professor of Indo-European studies at the universities of Basel (1879-1902) and Göttingen (1902-15). Author of the fundamental study Grammar of Sanskrit (vols. 1-3, 1896-1930).


“Die epische Zerdehnung.” Beiträge zur Kunde der indogermanischen Sprachen, 1878, vol. 4.
Das Dehnungsgesetz der griechischen Komposita. Basel, 1889.
Beiträge zur Lehre vom griechischen Akzent. Basel, 1893.
Vermischte Beiträge zur griechischen Sprachkunde. Basel, 1897.
Sprachliche Untersuchungen zu Homer. Basel, 1916.
Vorlesungen über Syntax mit besonderer Berücksichtigungvon Griechisch, Lateinisch und Deutsch, vols. 1-2. Basel, 1920-24.
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In his 1938 classic, The World of the Florentine Renaissance Artist, Martin Wackernagel put his Anger on the biggest hurdle to understanding the city's religious art: 'Almost all the important altarpieces from Florentine churches have survived solely in museums.
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I am also deeply indebted to Professor Daria Roithmayr for her invaluable guidance, and I would like to thank the faculty at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Alexander Rodney, Andrew Crocker, Andrew Tuch, Clemens Wackernagel, Eike Hosemann, Elettra Bietti, Gerard Kennedy, Ivar Hartmann, Jane Bestor, Matthew Becker, Matt Vitins, Nathan Lovejoy, Noam Noked, and Rodrigo Lavados for their thoughtful comments on presentations of an earlier version of this Article.
Later, the concept and calculation method was developed as the doctorate dissertation of Mathis Wackernagel, under Rees' supervision at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, from 1990 to 1994.
Measuring urban sustainability is a multidimensional issue, while urban quality and patterns provide useful information on the state of urban sustainability, urban flows are also crucial to guide sustainable urban planning for improving the understanding of how urban sustainability performance is interacted with its activities and lifestyles (Rees and Wackernagel, 1996; Alberti, 1996).
From soaring food prices to the crippling effects of climate change, our economies are now confronting the reality of years of spending beyond our means," said GFN's president, Mathis Wackernagel.