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

Controversy in Victorian Geology : The Cambrian-Silurian Dispute, (electronic resource)

Label
Controversy in Victorian Geology : The Cambrian-Silurian Dispute
Title
Controversy in Victorian Geology
Title remainder
The Cambrian-Silurian Dispute
Creator
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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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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
Label
Controversy in Victorian Geology : The Cambrian-Silurian Dispute, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Cover
  • Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Control code
ocn884013540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (385 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400854660
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30572290
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884013540
  • ebl1400854660

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