Language of the Earth (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 344
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405160674
Omtale: Language of the Earth
Man's complex relationship to planet Earth is explored in this second edition of the landmark anthology edited by Frank Rhodes and Bruce Malamud. This volume provides a portrait of the planet as experienced not just by scientists, but by artists, aviators, poets, philosophers, novelists, historians, and sociologists as well.* A unique collection that bridges the gap between science and humanities* Contains writings by scientists, artists, aviators, poets, philosophers, novelists, historians, and sociologists including Charles Darwin, Dane Picard, Rachel Carson, John Muir, Mark Twain and Archibald Geikie* Represents the human experience over the centuries, covering a span of 2,500 years* Reflects the planet's extraordinary physical diversity* The previous edition was voted one of the 25 'Great Books of Geology' by readers of the Journal of Geological Education "...this is a very worthwhile read, with something for everyone interested in geography, earth systems and geology, natural history or the general environment." Robert A. Francis, King's College London, Progress in Physical Geography

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