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Kennedy, Barbara

Inventing the Earth: Ideas on Landscape Development Since 1740

Kennedy, Barbara - Inventing the Earth: Ideas on Landscape Development Since 1740, ebook

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This book chronicles how successive generations of natural philosophers, geologists and geomorphologists have come to invent the view of the Earth over the past 250 years.
  • Chronicles how successive generations of natural philosophers, geologists and geomorphologists have come to invent different views of the Earth over the last 250 years.
  • Uses as its central viewpoint changing ideas about the significance of the action of rain and rivers on the Earth’s surface.
  • Shows how our contemporary “truths” have come to be accepted and exposes the frailty of even the most impeccably scientific visions of the Earth.

Keywords: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General SCI019000

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
100 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781405172660
Printed ISBN
9781405101875

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