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contents page CONTENTS Acknowledgements List of Illustrations Chapter 1 Introduction: Thinking in Cycles Chapter 2 Ideas of Geocycles from the Ancient World to the Renaissance Chapter 3 Straight-forward Thinking about the Earth Chapter 4 Robert Hooke and the First Testable-in-Principle Theory of Geological Cycles Chapter 5 The Founder of Geology? James Hutton and the Geostrophic Cycle; and a French Cyclist Chapter 6 Charles Lyell: An Earth Always Changing but Ever the Same Chapter 7 Cycling in the Landscape Chapter 8 Mountains and Basins Chapter 9 The Earth, the Solar System, Cycles, and Glaciation Chapter 10 Cycles in the Strata: Cyclothems Chapter 11 Sequence Stratigraphy and Eustasy Chapter 12 The Geomagnetic Cycle Chapter 13 Geochemical Cycling Chapter 14 Themes and Variations Suggestions for Further Reading Bibliography Glossary Timeline International Stratigraphic Chart Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Geology -- Periodicity.
Geology -- Philosophy.