This list was originally compiled in 2000 by John van Wyhe, then Research Fellow, National University of Singapore, and later continued by Diane Josefowicz, PhD, Science & Technology Editor, The Victorian Web.
Online resources outside the Victorian Web
- Creation stories from the Bible
- Cuvier, Discourse on the Revolutionary Upheavals on the Surface of the Earth. 1825 edn. (available in French & English)
- Reviews of the first English translation of Cuvier's essay in The British Review and London Critical Journal, 1813 and in The Edinburgh Review. 1813-1814
- Lyell. Principles of Geology (chapters III & IV only)
- Lyell. The Student's Elements of Geology (ca.1870) (Gutenberg text)
- Lyell. Travels in North America, Canada, and Nova Scotia: With Geological Observations London, 1855 (PDF format).
- Lyell. Scientific Papers: The Progress of Geology; and Uniformity of Change.
Peter J. Bowler. The Norton History of the Environmental Sciences. Norton, 1993.
C.C. Gillispie. Genesis and geology: a study in the relations of scientific thought, natural theology, and social opinion in Great Britain, 1790-1850, Cambridge, 1951.
Gabriel Gohau. A History of Geology. Rutgers, 1990.
Rachel Laudan. From Mineralogy to Geology: The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830. 1987.
Martin Rudwick. Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes. 1997.
Martin Rudwick. The Great Devonian Controversy. 1985.
Martin Rudwick. The Meaning of Fossils. 1972.
Martin Rudwick. Scenes from Deep Time. 1992.
Nicolaas Rupke. Great chain of history: William Buckland and the English school of geology (1814-1849), Oxford, 1983.
James Secord. 'Introduction', to Charles Lyell, Principles of Geology. Penguin Classics, 1997.
James Secord. Controversy in Victorian Geology: The Cambrian-Silurian Dispute. Princeton, 1986.
Torrens, H. S. The practice of British geology, 1750-1850. 2002.
Zittel, Karl A., von. Geschichte der Geologie und Paläontologie bis Ende des 19. Jahrhundert, 1899.
Last modified 24 October 2018