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The man who found time : James Hutton and the discovery of the earth's antiquity

Author: Jack Repcheck
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the story of the gentleman farmer from Edinburgh whose observations about the age of the planet challenged theological beliefs, by citing his contributions to proving Darwin's theories.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Repcheck, Jack.
Man who found time.
Cambridge, MA : Perseus, c2003
(OCoLC)647007218
Named Person: James Hutton; James Hutton; James Hutton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Repcheck
ISBN: 073820692X 9780738206929
OCLC Number: 52361457
Description: 247 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Looking So Far Into the Abyss of Time --
2. First Came Adam and Eve, Then Came Cain and Abel ... --
3. Auld Reekie --
4. The Storm Before the Calm --
5. Youthful Wanderings --
6. The Paradox of the Soil --
7. The Athens of the North --
8. The Eureka Moments --
9. Hutton's Boswell's --
10. The Huttonian Revolution --
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Other Titles: James Hutton and the discovery of the earth's antiquity
Responsibility: Jack Repcheck.

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Follows the story of the gentleman farmer from Edinburgh whose observations about the age of the planet challenged theological beliefs, by citing his contributions to proving Darwin's theories.

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