作者 Rudwick, M. J. S
書名 Worlds before Adam : the reconstruction of geohistory in the age of reform / Martin J.S. Rudwick
出版項 Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 條碼 處理狀態
 陽明大學書庫區  QE13.E85 R917 2008    30020100433053  在架上
稽核項 xxii, 614 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
內容 Cuvier's model for geohistory (1817-25) -- Monsters from deep time (1819-24) -- The new stratigraphy (1817-25) -- Outline of life's history (1818-27) -- Ancient monsters on land (1818-25) -- Geological deluge and biblical flood (1819-24) -- The role of actual causes (1818-24) -- The dynamic earth (1818-24) -- The engine of geohistory (1824-29) -- The tertiary gateway (1824-27) -- The geologists' time-machine (1825-31) -- A directional history of life (1825-31) -- The last revolution (1824-30) -- The last mass extinction (1826-31) -- The centrality of central France (1826-28) -- Men among the mammoths? (1825-30) -- The specter of transmutation (1825-29) -- Lyell and Auvergne geology (1827-28) -- A geological grand tour (1828) -- Lyell in European context (1829-30) -- Geology's guiding principles (1830) -- "The Huttonian theory rediviva" (1830-31) -- Promoting Lyell's principles (1830-31) -- The uniformity of life (1831-32) -- Completing Lyell's principles (1832-33) -- Geohistory in retrospect (1833) -- Challenges to Lyell's geotheory (1832-35) -- The human species in geohistory (1830-37) -- Buckland's designful geohistory (1832-36) -- The progression of life (1833-39) -- Imagining geohistory (1831-40) -- Lyell's geotheory dismembered (1834-40) -- Actual causes on trial (1834-39) -- Explaining erratics (1833-40) -- Snowball earth? (1835-40) -- Taking stock for the future (1840-45)
主題 Geology -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
Science -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
國際標準書號 9780226731285 (hbk.) : US$49.00