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"This is a monumental book at 708 dense pages, but the author writes so well and pulls his material together in an interesting manner that reading is a joy. The author sets the stage by describing the ascendancy of the British aristocracy about 1..."
"If the history of geology intrigues you then Martin Rudwick's Earth's Deep History is superior to this effort in all respects. Winchester's book suffers two serious defects: he believes in the great men theory of history and argues that William S..."