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Holocene book review: Past Glacial Environments

Holocene book review: Past Glacial Environments 780161 HOL0010.1177/0959683618780161The HoloceneHolocene book review book-review2018 Holocene book review The Holocene 2018, Vol. 28(9) 1545 –1546 Holocene book review © The Author(s) 2018 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/0959683618780161 https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683618780161 journals.sagepub.com/home/hol Passchier much later in the book. The great Permo-Carboniferous John Menzies and Jaap JM van der Meer (eds), Past glaciation gets passing mention in the Precambrian chapter, but Glacial Environments. 2nd Edition, Elsevier: Amsterdam, then is never heard of again. Major gaps such as this, and the 2018; 835 pp.: ISBN 9780081005248, £111.00 (pbk) widely differing approaches taken by the authors mean that, despite their individual merits, the chapters in Parts I and II do not Reviewed by: Doug Benn, University of St Andrews, UK add up to a comprehensive and rounded whole or provide the firm foundation that the editors had perhaps imagined. Both rewards and pitfalls await the editors of multi-authored text- Parts III and IV provide the main substance of the book, with books. On one hand, a large cast of authors can bring expert a succession of chapters focusing on different glacial processes, knowledge of a wide range of topics, promising breadth and depth environments and methods. Some of the chapters are updated of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Holocene: A Major Interdisciplinary Journal Focusing on Recent Environmental Change SAGE

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© The Author(s) 2018
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0959-6836
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1477-0911
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10.1177/0959683618780161
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780161 HOL0010.1177/0959683618780161The HoloceneHolocene book review book-review2018 Holocene book review The Holocene 2018, Vol. 28(9) 1545 –1546 Holocene book review © The Author(s) 2018 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/0959683618780161 https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683618780161 journals.sagepub.com/home/hol Passchier much later in the book. The great Permo-Carboniferous John Menzies and Jaap JM van der Meer (eds), Past glaciation gets passing mention in the Precambrian chapter, but Glacial Environments. 2nd Edition, Elsevier: Amsterdam, then is never heard of again. Major gaps such as this, and the 2018; 835 pp.: ISBN 9780081005248, £111.00 (pbk) widely differing approaches taken by the authors mean that, despite their individual merits, the chapters in Parts I and II do not Reviewed by: Doug Benn, University of St Andrews, UK add up to a comprehensive and rounded whole or provide the firm foundation that the editors had perhaps imagined. Both rewards and pitfalls await the editors of multi-authored text- Parts III and IV provide the main substance of the book, with books. On one hand, a large cast of authors can bring expert a succession of chapters focusing on different glacial processes, knowledge of a wide range of topics, promising breadth and depth environments and methods. Some of the chapters are updated of

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The Holocene: A Major Interdisciplinary Journal Focusing on Recent Environmental ChangeSAGE

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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