Charles Lyell and the Principles of the History of Geology

@article{Porter1976CharlesLA,
  title={Charles Lyell and the Principles of the History of Geology},
  author={Roy S. Porter},
  journal={The British Journal for the History of Science},
  year={1976},
  volume={9},
  pages={91 - 103}
}
  • R. Porter
  • Published 26 August 1975
  • Geology
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
History is the science which investigates the successive changes that have taken place in the material and intellectual conditions of man; it inquires into the causes of those changes, and the influence which they have exerted in modifying the life and mind of mankind. 
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