Bibliography and Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

  • McIntyre, DB and McKirdy, A., (1997) James Hutton, the founder of modern geology. National Museum of Scotland. ISBN 1 901663 69 8
  • Jones, J. (1986) James Hutton in, The Scottish enlightenment, a hotbed of genius. Eds Daiches, D. et al. The Saltire Society. ISBN 0 85411 069 0

Research for the whole project including this website, the permanent exhibition, the trail leaflets and interpretation boards was based on the following;

Bibliography

  • Butcher, NE. (1997) James Hutton’s house at St John’s Hill Edinburgh. Book of the old Edinburgh Club, New Series Vol 4 pp107-112
  • Craig GY and Hull JH (1999) James Hutton – Present and Future. Geological Society special publication 150
  • Hutton, J (1785) Abstract of a dissertation concerning the system of the earth, its duration and stability. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library, second reprint (1997)
  • Hutton, J. (1750-1790 ?) Elements of Agriculture. Unpublished treatise owned by the Royal Society of Edinburgh and held in the National Library of Scotland
  • Jones, J. (1982) James Hutton and the Forth and Clyde Canal. Annuls of Science. Volume 39. Pages 255-263
  • Jones, J. (1983) James Hutton: Exploration and oceanography. Annuls of Science. Volume 40. Pages 81-94
  • Jones, J. (1984) James Hutton, Founder of modern geology. Scotland’s cultural heritage.
  • Jones, J. (1985) James Hutton’s Agricultural Research and his Life as a Farmer. Annuls of Science. Volume 42. Pages 573 – 601
  • Jones, J., Torrens H.S., and Robinson, E., (1994) The Correspondence between James Hutton and James Watt with two letters from Hutton to George Clerk-Maxwell: Part 1 Annals of Science Vol 51, pp 637-653
  • Jones, J., Torrens H.S., and Robinson, E., (1995) The Correspondence between James Hutton and James Watt with two letters from Hutton to George Clerk-Maxwell: Part 2. Annals of Science Vol 52, pp 357-382
  • McIntyre DB and McKirdd A., (1997) James Hutton, the founder of modern geology. National Museum of Scotland.
  • McIntyre DB (1999) James Hutton’s Edinburgh: a précis, in James Hutton – Present and Future edited by Craig GY and Hull JH. Geological Society special publication Number 150.
  • Playfair J (1805) Biography of James Hutton. Volume 5, Transactions the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Rudwick, MJS, (2005) Bursting the limits of time; The reconstruction of geohistory in the Age of Revolution. Chicago