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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

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A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history. These first geologists were made up primarily, and inevitably, of gentlemen with the necessary wealth to support their interests, yet boosting their numbers, expanding their learning and increasing their findings were clergymen, academics - and women. This lively and eclectic collection of characters brought passion, eccentricity and ...

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
2018, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408879559

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
2017, Bloomsbury USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781632869128

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
2017, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408879580

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
2017, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9781408879603

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