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History of geomorphology from Hutton to Hack

Author: K J Tinkler
Publisher: Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1989.
Series: , no. 19.'">"Binghamton" symposia in geomorphology, no. 19.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To satisfy both scientists interested in the development of their discipline as well as historians fascinated by the milieu of past science, this book covers a range of subjects in the field,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
History
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Named Person: James Hutton; John T Hack; John T Hack; James Hutton
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K J Tinkler
ISBN: 0045511381 9780045511389
OCLC Number: 20056605
Notes: "Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Binghamton Symposium"--Pref.
Description: xviii, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: On the nature of geo-history, with reflections on the historiography of geomorphology / Gordon L. Herries Davies --
Les méconnus : eighteenth century French pioneers of geomorphology / François Ellenberger --
Worlds apart : eighteenth century writings on rivers, lakes and the terraqueous globe / Keith Tinkler --
James Hutton's role in the history of geomorphology / Dennis R. Dean --
The turning of the worm : early nineteenth century concepts of soil in Britain --
the development of ideas and ideas of development, 1834-1843 / Brian T. Bunting --
James Forbes on the Mer de Glace in 1842 : early quantification in geomorphology / Frank F. Cunningham --
"Extraordinary and terrifying metamorphosis" --
on the seismic causes of slope instability / David Alexander --
From colonial science to scientific independence : Australian reef geomorphology in the nineteenth century / D.R. Stoddart --
European science in high Asia : geomorphology in the Karakoram Himalaya to 1939 / Kenneth Hewitt --
Eustasy to plate tectonics : unifying ideas on the evolution of the major features of the earth's surface / R.P. Beckinsale and R.D. Beckinsale --
Reconstructing the chronology of Lake Bonneville : an historical review / Dorothy Sack --
Different aspects of Polish geomorphology : palaeogeographic, dynamic and applied / Leszek Starkel --
A tribute to John Hack by his friends and colleagues / compiled by Waite R. Osterkamp --
A perspective on geomorphology in the twentieth century : links to the past and future / John D. Vitek --
Afterword / Mott T. Greene.
Series Title: "Binghamton" symposia in geomorphology, no. 19.
Responsibility: edited by K.J. Tinkler.

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