This book provides the history of the earth, which will enable the reader to gain an integrated overview for many different aspects of earth sciences. It is unusual in that it traces the earth's history through the tectonic evolution of the continental crust from the very beginning of the geological record.
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Table of ContentsPARTIAL TABLE OF CONTENTS:
The Plate Tectonic Paradigm.
Palaeoclimatology and the Fossil Record.
Rifts to Oceans.
The Alps and Cenozoic Deformation of Europe.
The Himalaya and the Cenozoic Deformation of Asia.
The Variscan Orogen.
Late Proterozoic Orogens.
Crustal Evolution in the Proterozoic.
Archaean Granulite--Gneiss Belts.
The Evolving Continents.