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Author Welland, Michael, 1946-

Title Sand : the never-ending story / Michael Welland.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    553.622 WEL    Available
Description xiv, 343 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-321) and index.
Contents Individuals -- Tribes -- Sand and imagination -- Societies on the move -- Moving on -- Blowing in the wind -- Witness -- Sand and imagination -- Servant -- Outward and onward.
Summary "From individual grains to desert dunes, from the bottom of the sea to the landscapes of Mars, and from billions of years in the past to the future, this is the extraordinary story of one of nature's humblest, most powerful, and most ubiquitous materials"--From book jacket.
Subject Sand -- Miscellanea.
Sandstone -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 9780520254374 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520254376 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520265974 (pbk.)
0520265971 (pbk.)

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