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The life and letters of Adam Sedgwick. Volume 1

Author: Adam Sedgwick; John Willis Clark; Thomas McKenny Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Originally published in 1890, this two-part collection is composed of extensive extracts from Sedgwick's letters. Volume I covers the period 1785 to 1840.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Adam Sedgwick; Adam Sedgwick
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Sedgwick; John Willis Clark; Thomas McKenny Hughes
ISBN: 9780521137706 0521137705
OCLC Number: 456838550
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Birth of Adam Sedgwick; 3. Begins residence at Trinity College, Cambridge (1804); 4. Work with pupils; 5. Sketch of the life and works of Dr John Woodward; 6. Excursion to Derbyshire and Staffordshire (1818); 7. Geological exploration of the Lake District (1822-1824); 8. The Geological Society; 9. The Reform Bill; 10. Cambridge occupations; 11. Geological work accomplished between 1828 and 1838.
Responsibility: Adam Sedgwick ; edited by John Willis Clark, Thomas McKenny Hughes.

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