Table of contents for Earth cycles : a historical perspective / David Oldroyd.

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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
International Stratigraphic Chart

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Geology -- Periodicity.
Geological time.
Geology -- Philosophy.