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Discovering the ice ages : international reception and consequences for a historical understanding of climate / by Tobias Krüger ; translated by Ann M. Hentschel.

  • Kruger, Tobias, 1976-
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About this work

Also known as

Entdeckung der Eiszeiten. English


Leiden : Brill, 2013.

Physical description

xix, 534 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.


Introduction -- How Erratic Blocks Caught the Eye of Science -- Glacier Advances and Icy Theories : 1810-1830 -- Glacier and Ice-Age Theories in the First Half of the 1830's -- The Grand Synthesis -- International Reception of Glacial Theory -- The Search for Causes of the Ice Ages -- Conclusions.


  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    AKM /KRU
    Open shelves

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  • 9789004241695
  • 9004241698