Reading the Rocks
How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
ISBN10: 1632869128 ISBN13: 9781632869128 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA Published: Nov 21 2017 Pages: 254 Weight: 1.25lbs. Height: 9.60" Width: 6.60" Depth: 0.80" Language: English
An acclaimed biographer and science writer profiles the early geologists who were the first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history, exploring their triumphs and disappointments, and the theological, philosophical and scientific debates their findings provoked.