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Destructive Criticism

James Lawrence Powell

in Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164481
eISBN:
9780231538459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164481.003.0032
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the demise of Svante Arrhenius's theory that he proposed to account for the ice ages. In the 1890s, as Arrhenius was making his onerous calculations, scientists like Samuel ... More


Temora Farm

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Iris Barry and Dick Abbott's decision to purchase a place in the country in 1940. Ever since her childhood on a farm in England, Iris had harbored dreams of escaping city ... More


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