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  • ISBN: 9780226626345
  • ISBN10: 0226626342

The Highlands Controversy Constructing Geological Knowledge Through Fieldwork in Nineteenth Century Britain

by D.R. Oldroyd

  • List Price: $132.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 08/01/1990
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Acknowledgments 1. Nineteenth-Century British Geology and Its Historiography: Some Themes, Goals, and Methods 2. Early Geological Investigations in the Northwest Highlands 3. Geological Work of Murchison and Nicol in the Northwest Highlands: 1850s 4. The Fieldwork of 1859 and the Aberdeen Meeting of the British Association 5. The Murchison-Geikie Tour of 1860 6. Murchison and Geikie contra Nicol: The Establishment of the "Northwest Paradigm" 7. The Battle Rejoined and the Collapse of the Murchisonian Paradigm 8. Charles Lapworth: Digressions and Diversions to the Southern Uplands and the Alps 9. The Professionals Vindicated: The Work of the Surveyors in the Northwest Highlands 10. The Impact of the Highlands Controversy on the Progress of the Geological Survey: The Wharton Committee's Inquiry 11. Issues: Methodological, Epistemological, and Social Glossary Bibliography Index
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