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The new catastrophism

the importance of the rare event in geological history

by D. V. Ager

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catastrophes (Geology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-215) and index.

    StatementDerek Ager.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE506 .A34 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1393052M
    ISBN 100521420199
    LC Control Number93000178

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A New Theory of the Earth was a book written by William Whiston, in which he presented a description of the divine creation of the Earth and a posited global also postulated that the earth originated from the atmosphere of a comet and that all major changes in earth's history could be attributed to the action of comets.

It was published in and was well received by intellectuals. Catastrophism is the idea that Earth has been affected in the past by sudden, short-lived, violent events. Catastrophes, possibly worldwide in scope, came between long periods of quiet inactivity.

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Roth Geoscience Research Institute. In James Hutton of Edinburgh published the epoch-making book Theory of the Earth in which he proposed that present geologic processes were responsible for past changes in the surface of the concept is in contrast to the then-prevailing idea of one to several major.

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Book reviews: Ager, D.V. The new catastrophism: the importance of the rare event in geological history. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xx + pp. £ cloth, £ paper. ISBN: 0 9 (cloth), 0 6 (paper)Author: N.J. Cox. If you are interested in the history of Catastrophism, how it was replaced by uniformitarianism and how it has come back in the form of New Catastrophism, this is probably the best book on the subject.

The level of detail and accuracy was above anything else I have read on the by: Independent Publishers Group. Sign up today for featured pop culture and science reads, books for kids and teens,special offers, bestsellers, and more, in your inbox!The purpose of this book is to explore past and present systems of Earth history, and especially the old and new catastrophism, with a view to seeing the shape that neocatastrophism might take in the future, thus giving rudimentary form to Thorn's 'fully articulated standpoint'.

Before proceeding to the meat of the text, a general discussion on.