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Nota Bene: Wonders Will Never Cease

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Science  21 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5649, pp. 1336
DOI: 10.1126/science.1092856

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To See the Fellows Fight Eyewitness Accounts of Meetings of the Geological Society of London and Its Club, 1822-1868. John C. Thackray. British Society for the History of Science, Faringdon, UK, 2003. 262 pp. Paper, £15.00, $26. ISBN 0-906450-14-4. BSHS Monograph 12.

Thackray presents an informative and enjoyable record of discussions and debates on geological research that helped shape British geology in the early 19th century.