London: George Allen & Unwin, 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine / Fine. Item #011512
Full black paper boards. x, 246 pp. B&W illustrations. Dust jacket is lightly bumped to edges, else fine overall. Beneath the think crust of the Earth Sciences titanic forces have been at work. A scientific revolution has overturned the established order and yet the inner workings of this transformation have remained hidden. The Dark Side of the Earth is the first work to describe the extraordinary rich theatre of investigations and battles that led to the creation in the 1960s of a science of the whole Earth.