Town Geology

By: Charles Kingsley
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Town Geology" is a charming paintings authored via Charles Kingsley, a prominent 19th-century English author and clergyman. This literary masterpiece delves into the geological factors of various towns and cities in England. In his exploration, Kingsley unveils the geological wonders concealed within urban landscapes, offering a comprehensive account of rocks, minerals, and fossils that define these regions. Through vibrant descriptions and eager observations, Kingsley unveils the charming geological history of cities, shedding mild at the complex methods which have shaped their landscapes over endless years. What sets "Town Geology" apart is its particular blend of science and literature. Kingsley's prose no longer simplest imparts geological know-how however additionally underscores the profound connection between geology and human civilization. His paintings serves as a testament to how the Earth's geological forces have played a pivotal position in shaping the locations we name domestic. Kingsley's "Town Geology" is a fascinating read for both geology fans and people with a wellknown interest in knowledge the hidden geological treasures that lie beneath the floor of our city environments. It offers readers a window into the wealthy geological tapestry that underpins the towns and towns we inhabit, making it a timeless and academic paintings in the realm of geoscience and literature.

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Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university lecturer, a social reformer, a historian, a novelist, and a poet. He lived from 12 June 1819 to 23 January 1875. He is known for his involvement in Christian socialism, the working men's college, and the establishment of labor cooperatives, which were unsuccessful but inspired later labor reforms. He was Charles Darwin's friend and correspondent. The eldest child of the Reverend Charles Kingsley and his wife, Mary Lucas Kingsley, Kingsley was born in Holne, Devon. Both his sister Charlotte Chanter (1828-1882) and brother Henry Kingsley (1830-1876) were writers. He was the uncle of the explorer and scientist Mary Kingsley and the father of the novelist Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger Kingsley, 1852–1931). (1862–1900). The early years of Charles Kingsley were spent in Barnack, Northamptonshire, and Clovelly, Devon, where his father served as Curate from 1826 to 1832 and Rector from 1832 to 1836. Before attending King's College London and the University of Cambridge, he received his education at Bristol Grammar School and Helston Grammar School. Charles enrolled in Cambridge's Magdalene College in 1838 and earned his degree there in 1842.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 96Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359959995
  • ISBN-13:9789359959993
  • Item Weight: 144g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.74mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / Earth Sciences / Geography