Anthony Hallam

GREAT GEOLOGICAL CONTROVERSIES

Anthony Hallam. Great Geological Controversies, 2d ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. ISBN: 0-19-858219-6 (pbk.).

Hallam's book ranks 9th in a recent survey of geologists' favorite books by D. M. Triplehorn and J. H. Triplehorn as reported in the Journal of Geological Education (1993, 41: 260-261).

     
  1. CHAPTER 1: Neptunists, Vulcanists, and Plutonists
  2. CHAPTER 2: Catastrophists and Uniformitarians
  3. CHAPTER 3: The Emergence of Stratigraphy
  4. CHAPTER 4: The Ice Age
  5. CHAPTER 5: The Age of the Earth
  6. CHAPTER 6: Continental Drift
  7. CHAPTER 7: Mass Extinctions
  8. CHAPTER 8: General Considerations