Originally published in 1983, The Earth Sciences: An Annotated Bibliography is a compact and thematically organized guide that provides comprehensive access to themes and areas of study in the earth sciences. The bibliography is not exhaustive but provides a detailed and critical index to the most important literature in the field. The book’s core focus is geology and examines the subject broadly, covering everything from glaciology, geomorphology, natural history and palaeontology, to oceanography, mapping, stratigraphy and evolution. The book provides detailed essays for each bibliographical chapter on the state of each field of research and the literature compiled for each bibliography will go as far back as around 1700 and contains a wide range of sources from across the world. This book will be of interest to academics and students of natural history, geology, and environmental sciences alike.
1 Bibliography and Reference Works
2. General Histories
2a. Histories of Sciences
2b. Histories of Geology
3. Specialist Histories
3a. Geological Philosophy and Methods
3b. Stratigraphy, Structural Geology and Petrology
3e. Geology and Evolution
3f. Geology and Human Origins
3h. Time and Historical Geology
3j. Glacial Geology
3k. Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
3m. Practical Geology
3n. Chemical Geology
4. Cognate Sciences
4d. Natural History
4e. Crystallography and Metallography
5. Studies by Area
5b. United States
5c. Other, in Alphabetical Order by Country or Continent
6. Biographical Studies
7. Institutional Histories
8. The Social Dimension
9. Geology and Religion
10. Geology, Culture and the Arts
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