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The Resource Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute, (electronic book)

Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute, (electronic book)

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Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute
Title
Controversy in Victorian Geology
Title remainder
the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Secord gives a dazzlingly detailed account of this scientific trench warfare and its social consequences. One ends up with a marvellous feeling for the major taxonomic enterprises in Darwin's younger day: mapping, ordering, conquering 'taming the chaos"" of the strata. All of these of course had social and imperial ramifications; and Secord mentions geology's moral appeal (in supporting a divinely-stratified Creation) to a beleaguered elite intent on subduing the lower orders. Originally published in 1990. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand techn
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Secord, James A
Dewey number
  • 551.7/23
  • 551.723
Index
no index present
LC call number
QE656 .S4 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geology
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Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute, (electronic book)
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1 online resource (385 pages).
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9781400854660
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Label
Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884013540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (385 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854660
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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