Underland : a deep time journey
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.
Format
Book
Edition
First American edition.
ISBN
9780393242140, 0393242145, 9780393358094, 0393358097
Status
Bedford Hills Free Library - Nonfiction
551.447 M
1 available
Briarcliff Manor Public Library - Nonfiction
551.447 MACFARLANE
1 available
Bronxville Public Library - Nonfiction
551.44 M
1 available

Copies

LocationCall NumberStatus
Bedford Hills Free Library - Nonfiction551.447 MAvailable
Briarcliff Manor Public Library - Nonfiction551.447 MACFARLANEAvailable
Bronxville Public Library - Nonfiction551.44 MAvailable
Chappaqua Library - Nonfiction551.44 MACFARLANEAvailable
Croton Free Library - Nonfiction551.447 MAvailable
Show All Copies

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Syndetics Unbound

More Details

Published
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Desc
viii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780393242140, 0393242145, 9780393358094, 0393358097

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-464) and index.
Description
"In Underland, Macfarlane delivers his masterpiece: an epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself. He takes us on an extraordinary journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind. Traveling through 'deep time'--the dizzying expanses of geologic time that stretch away from the present--he moves from the birth of the universe to a post-human future, from the prehistoric art of Norwegian sea caves to the blue depths of the Greenland ice cap, from Bronze Age funeral chambers to the catacomb labyrinth below Paris, and from the underground fungal networks through which trees communicate to a deep-sunk 'hiding place' where nuclear waste will be stored for 100,000 years to come. Woven through Macfarlane's own travels are the unforgettable stories of descents into the underland made across history by explorers, artists, cavers, divers, mourners, dreamers, and murderers, all of whom have been drawn for different reasons to seek what Cormac McCarthy calls 'the awful darkness within the world.' Global in its geography and written with great lyricism and power, Underland speaks powerfully to our present moment. At once ancient and urgent, this is a book that will change the way you see the world." --Dust jacket.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Macfarlane, R. (2019). Underland: a deep time journey (First American edition.). W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macfarlane, Robert, 1976-. 2019. Underland: A Deep Time Journey. W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macfarlane, Robert, 1976-. Underland: A Deep Time Journey W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Macfarlane, Robert. Underland: A Deep Time Journey First American edition., W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Description

Loading Description...