A Land

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Beacon Press, 1951 - Nature - 248 pages
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Combines geology and archaeology to examine the geography of Britain since earliest times, the development of life forms, and the historical relationship between man and the land
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT FINCH
ix
PREFACE
xix
Two THEMES
7
CREATION
15
RECOLLECTION
26
AN ASIDE ox CONSCIOUSNESS
34
CREATION OF THE MOUNTAIN COUNTRY
42
CREATION OF THE LOWLANDS
69
DIGRESSION ON ROCKS SOILS AND MEN
100
LAND AND PEOPLE
143
LAND AND MACHINES
199
PROSPECT OF BRITAIN
221
GEOLOGICAL TIMESCALE
240
INDEX
241
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