Geological Sciences in the Antebellum South

Voorkant
James X. Corgan
University of Alabama Press, 15 jun. 2014 - 195 pagina's
Geological Sciences in the Antebellum South offers nine essays that provide detailed information about the early geological exploration of the southeastern United States. Originally presented under the aegis of the Geological Society of America, these essays cover observations and studies made between 1796 and the 1850s. Each essay includes fascinating biographic sketches of the author, a bibliography, and an index.
 

Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven

We hebben geen reviews gevonden op de gebruikelijke plaatsen.

Inhoudsopgave

Introduction
1
Andrew Ellicotts Geological Observations in the Mississippi Valley and Florida 17961800 George W White
9
South Carolina State Geological Surveys of the Nineteenth Century Anne Millbrooke
26
Early American Geological Surveys and Gerard Troosts Field Assistants 18311836 James X Corgan
39
Mineral Fertilizers in Southern Agriculture Richard C Sheridan
73
William Barton Rogers and the Virginia Geological Survey 18351842 Michele L Aldrich and Alan E Leviton
83
Southern Influences on the Career of Joseph Nicollet Martha Coleman Bray
105
Antebellum Geological Surveys in Kentucky and Their Contribution to the Shaler Survey of the 1870s Ivan L Zabilka
119
Charles Lyells Observations on Southeastern Geology Daniel D Arden
130
Success and Failure in the Southern States 18511860 Markes E Johnson
142
Bibliography
171
The Contributors
186
Index
188
Copyright

Overige edities - Alles weergeven

Veelvoorkomende woorden en zinsdelen

Bibliografische gegevens