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By: D Ager
256 pages, 80 b/w photos, 11 line illus
Rare and violent events through geological time are the theme of this thought-provoking view of the Earth's history. From hurricanes to episodic evolution, from colliding continents to asteroid impacts - the importance of these events is presented with many illustrations, both pictorial and anecdotal.
`The author has a great gift for popularising his subject. There must be few books that are hard to put down, but this is one' - Times Higher Education Supplement.
'The writing is jargon-free, which makes the book accessible to a wider public than just students and professionals.' New Scientist 'His new work shares with its predecessor the qualities of originality, readability and seminality. I thoroughly recommend it.' Nature 'The text is simply written ... and contains many anecdotes which are relevant to the argument.' Asilib Book Guide
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