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Description - Inventing the Earth by Barbara Kennedy

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. This work: 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; and, shows how our contemporary 'truths' have come to be accepted and exposes the frailty of even the most impeccably scientific visions of the Earth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405101875
ISBN-10: 1405101873
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 160mm x 18mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Barbara Kennedy

Dr Barbara Kennedy is Emeritus Fellow of St Hugh's College, University of Oxford and former Lecturer (CUF) in the School of Geography.

Books By Barbara Kennedy

Inventing the Earth by Barbara Kennedy
Paperback, December 2005
$92.66