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Language of the Earth : a Literary Anthology.

Author: Frank H T Rhodes; Richard O Stone; B D Malamud
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Man's complex relationship to planet Earth is explored in this second edition of the landmark anthology edited by Frank Rhodes and Bruce Malamud. This volume provides a portrait of the planet as experienced not just by scientists, but by artists, aviators, poets, philosophers, novelists, historians, and sociologists as well.:.; A unique collection that bridges the gap between science and humanities.; Contains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank H T Rhodes; Richard O Stone; B D Malamud
ISBN: 9781444300376 1444300377
OCLC Number: 437097651
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)
Contents: Language of the Earth; Contents; Preface; Preface from the first edition; Acknowledgments from the first edition; PART 1: THE EARTH EXPERIENCED; 1. Eyewitness Accounts of Earth Events; 2. Exploration; 3. Geologists are also Human; 4. Celebrities; PART 2: INTERPRETING THE EARTH; 5. Philosophy; 6. The Fossil Record; 7. Geotectonics; 8. Controversies; PART 3: LANGUAGE OF THE EARTH; 9. Prose; 10. Poetry; 11. Art; PART 4: THE CROWDED PLANET; 12. Human History; 13. Resources; 14. Benevolent Planet; Sources; Names index; Subject index.

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"The book perfectly illustrates the beauty, the enigmatic complexity and the insidiously violent character of the Earth." (The Holocene, May 2009) "Anyone interested in planet Earth, whether in its Read more...

 
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