Explains clearly and concisely the essential attributes of new concepts that have arisen during the last twenty years in structural geology and tectonics. Deformational and tectonic processes and relationships on all scales are discussed. Site or time specific assemblages are not emphasised with the exceptions of Archaean tectonics and neotectonics. The new nomenclature that has proliferated as a result of the need to express new ideas is highlighted.
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...a superb volume...a rare example of structural geologists trying to present a truly useful users' manual for their subject...should motivate more students to take an interest in bent and broken rocks...it is Continental Deformation that represents the future, at least for advanced undergraduate texts.
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