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The Resource Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute

Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute

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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
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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
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geology
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Cambrian Geologic Period
  • Geology
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Silurian Geologic Period
  • Wales
  • Geology
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Stratigraphy
Label
Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn884013540
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (385 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781400854660
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt73bb60
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Specific material designation
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(OCoLC)884013540
Label
Controversy in Victorian Geology : the Cambrian-Silurian Dispute
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
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt73bb60
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013540

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