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1 Blundell, Derek J. & Andrew C. Scott (eds.) Lyell: the Past is the Key to the Present
London The Geological Society 1998 1862390185 / 9781862390188 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
No signatures. ; viii, 376 pages. Pictorial papered boards. Page dimensions: 248 x 167mm. Illustrated. "Distinguished historians of science give an appraisal of Lyell's life and works and his influence through his travels across Europe and North America." - from blurb on rear cover. Various contributors. Contents: Introduction Part 1: The life and influence of Lyell Lyell and the Principles of Geology Charles Lyell and the Geological Society Lyell: The man and his times Lyell's reception on the continent of Europe: a contribution to an open historiographical problem Charles Lyell's debt to North America - his lectures and travels from 1841 to 1853 Charles Lyell in New York State Charles Lyell and the evidence of the Antiquity of Man Part 2: Lyell and the development of Geological science Lyell's Principles of Geology (1830-33): foundations of sedimentology The Cenozoic Era: Lyellian (chrono)stratigraphy and nomenclatural reform at the millenium Lyell's views in relation to organic progression evolution and extinction The age of the Earth and the invention of geological time Lyell and the dilemma of Quaternary glaciation Charles Lyell and climatic change: speculation and certainty Catastrophism and uniformitarianism: logical roots and current relevance in geology From William Smith to William Whitaker: the development of British hydrogeology in the 19th century Part 3: The legacy of Lyell The Cambrian-Silurian tectonic evolution of the northern Appalachians and British Caledonides: history of a complex, southwest Pacific-type segment of Iapetus The legacy of Charles Lyell: advances in our knowledge of coal and coal-bearing strata The Carboniferous Evolution of Nova Scotia Sequence stratigraphy: a revolution without a cause? Extrusions of Hormuz salt in Iran Mount Etna - monitoring in the past, present and future Earthquakes and Earth structure: a perspective since Hutton and Lyell Man and the modern environment . ; Geological Society Special Publication 143; 4to 
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