Geology and Genesis in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy: a preliminary assessment

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  title={Geology and Genesis in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy: a preliminary assessment},
  author={E. Vaccari},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract During the second half of the nineteenth century and in the early years of the twentieth century the debate on the Darwinian evolutionary theory also involved the Italian scientific community. One of the lesser known results of the controversy there was the defence of creationism, often supported by the resort to the biblical Flood, in some Italian publications on geological sciences. The authors of such writings were naturalists and geologists, but also clerics and parish priests… Expand

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