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Controversy in Victorian geology : the Cambrian-Silurian dispute

Author: James A Secord
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1986.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adam (Geologe) Sedgwick; Roderick Impey Murchison; Roderick Impey Murchison; Adam Sedgwick
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Secord
ISBN: 0691084173 9780691084176
OCLC Number: 13124737
Description: xvii, 363 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: James A. Secord.

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