Time Matters : Geology's Legacy to Scientific Thought (Hardcover)

Author: Leddra, Michael

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The development of the science of Geology has a long and fascinating history. As in many branches of science, the personalities and motives (not always honourable) of the key players have had a profound effect on the direction of research, and on the speed at which new ideas have evolved and have been disseminated." "

"Time Matters" provides an invaluable insight into the background behind some of the key concepts we use in Earth science today. It shows the historical context in which these ideas were developed, the important contributions of individual scientists and thinkers, and how these ideas continue to shape our view of science and the world in which we live.

This book is written for anyone with an interest in geology and the history of science, but will be particularly valuable to university or high-school students beginning a study of earth science for the first time.

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Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405199087
SKU 213445446
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405199083
Release Date 12/10/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0269
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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