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The Story of the Soil: from the Basis of Absolute Science and Real Life

Nature volume 88, pages 541542 (22 February 1912) | Download Citation



WHEN Dr. Cyril Hopkins sets out to write a book we know that we are in for something unconventional, but this time he has excelled himself in unconventionality, and has essayed a task that no author has attempted for the last sixty years: to tell the story of the soil in the form of a chronicle that almost amounts to a novel.

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