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Earth About a month ago, I was looking through the courses I had to choose from as an Environmental Science major, making up a short list for class sign up in September The options were evenly divided between Biology and Geology classes, and I was leaning heavily toward the former geology seemed quite drab Hav As with Fortey s other books, I really enjoyed this and that seemsimportant with this one since it s about geology, which is not something that s ever been a particular interest of mine Fortey has a discursive, conversational style, while still getting in a lot of information and technical language And in all of his books, it s a sort of travelogue, too, which is quite interesting.It s hardly a completely exhaustive history of Earth, but it takes exemplars from various geographies and As with Fortey s other books, I really enjoyed this and that seemsimportant with this one since it s about geology, which is not I am not very fond of geology, but the beautiful poetic style of Richard Fortey s prose makes this book a joy to read For example, he writes,The cycles of the earth the generation and destruction of plates probably happened andante cantabile rather than largo Fortey interleaves poetry among his prose, and thereby shows his overwhelming enthusiasm for geology though I could have done with a bit less of the poetry He shows his enthusiasms in other ways, too, by announcing where his personal I am not very fond of geology, but the beautiful poetic style of Richard Fortey s prose makes this book a joy to read For example, he writes,The cycles of the earth the generation and destruction of plates probably happened andante cantabile rather than largo Fortey interleaves poetry among his prose, and thereby shows his overwhelming enthusiasm for geology thoug THE EARTH An Intimate History this ed 2011 orig ed 2004 Richard Fortey This is a publication from The Folio Society, a reprint of the original 2004 edition The author s sole purpose was to travel the world picking examples of various geological formations that illustrated the effects of tectonic plate theory I m not sure who the author s audience was intended to be, but it would have had to be a science educated reader who had some prior knowedge of geology Most of the material THE EARTH An Intimate History this ed 2011 orig ed 2004 Richard Fortey This is a publication from The Folio Society, a reprint of the original 2004 edition The author s sole purpose was to travel the world picking examples of various geological formations that illustrated the effects of tectonic plate theory I m not sure who the author s audience was intended to be, but it would have had to be a science educated reader who had some prior knowedge of geology Most of the material is fairly straight forward, but whole chapters sometimes tax the brain while trying to understand what the author is trying to get at There are lots of illustrations of the various sites examined, which is helpful, but sometimes it seems that they werevacation pictures that illustrative of the text The author has written other popular science books, including Life An Unauthorized Biography, and is well known I really liked the subject material in this book, and I liked the fact he used a lot of easy to understand examples, but I think he talked a little too long about some of them I would have loved this book if it had been about 1 4 1 3 shorter I m not sure if this is because I have a strong background in geology and didn t need to have such an in depth example to understand or what, but parts of the book were seriously difficult to slog through.That being said, when he was on top of his game, th I really liked the subject material in this book, and I liked the fact he used a lot of easy to understand examples, but I think he talked a little too long about some of them I would have loved this book if it had been about 1 4 1 3 shorter I m not sure if this is because I have Fortey s love of geology really comes through in this work It was both fascinating and insightful The pictures were great, the timeline was not linear so it really kept a good pacing It kind of meandered around topics and points of interest on the earths crust similar t Essentially about plate tectonics, in this book we travel over and inside the earth and take a look at all the processes that shaped our planet From Italy to Hawaii, from Newfoundland to Scotland, the Alps, volcanoes, fault lines, mountain ranges, subduction zones, different oceans and supercontinents, everything you want to know about how the earth came to be as it is now Fortey did a lot of traveling himself, and his personal stories are interwoven in this beaut In Earth, The Acclaimed Author Of Trilobite And Life Takes Us On A Grand Tour Of The Earth S Physical Past, Showing How The History Of Plate Tectonics Is Etched In The Landscape Around Us Beginning With Mt Vesuvius, Whose Eruption In Roman Times Helped Spark The Science Of Geology, And Ending In A Lab In The West Of England Where Mathematical Models And Lab Experiments Replace Direct Observation, Richard Fortey Tells Us What The Present Says About Ancient Geologic Processes He Shows How Plate Tectonics Came To Rule The Geophysical Landscape And How The Evidence Is Written In The Hills And In The Stones And In The Process, He Takes Us On A Wonderful Journey Around The Globe To Visit Some Of The Most Fascinating And Intriguing Spots On The Planet. 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A fascinating book, although as someone with no background in geology I sometimes found it a struggle I suspect there is an editing problem although often well calibrated for a lay reader, in several chapters I found myself wondering how many lay reader would really be interested or engaged in that section Generally though it was tremendously engaging and inf A fascinating introduction to geology Geology books didn t attract me as potential for a great read until I read an early review of this one A vast area of knowledge which was vague to me turns out to be endlessly fascinating Highly re


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