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Public Library (contents & extracts ) :

"Earth in Upheaval"  by Immanuel Velikovsky


PREFACE

Chapter I        IN THE NORTH 

    In Alaska 
    The Ivory Islands

Chapter II        REVOLUTION

    The Erratic Boulders 
    Sea and Land Changed Places 
    The Caves of England 
    The Aquatic Graveyards

Chapter III        UNIFORMITY

    The Doctrine of Uniformity
    The Hippopotamus
   
Icebergs
   
Darwin in South America

Chapter IV        ICE

    The Birth of the Ice Age Theory 
    On the Russian Plains 
    Ice Age in the Tropics
   
Greenland
   
Corals of the Polar Regions
   
Whales in the Mountains

Chapter V        TIDAL WAVE 

    Fissures in the Rocks 
    The Norfolk Forest-Bed 
    Cumberland Cavern 
    In Northern China 
    The Asphalt Pit of La Brea 
   
Agate Spring Quarry

Chapter VI        MOUNTAINS AND RIFTS 

    Mountain Thrusts in the Alps and Elsewhere 
    The Himalayas 
    The Siwalik Hills 
    Tiahuanacu in the Andes 
    The Columbia Plateau 
    A Continent Torn Apart

Chapter VII        DESERTS AND OCEANS

    The Sahara
   
Arabia
   
The Carolina Bays
   
The Bottom of the Atlantic
   
The Floor of the Seas

Chapter VIII        POLES DISPLACED

    The Cause of the Ice Ages 
    Shifting Poles
   
The Sliding Continents
   
The Changing Orbit 
    The Rotating Crust

Chapter IX        AXIS SHIFTED

    Earth in a Vice
   
Evaporating Oceans
   
Condensation
   
A Working Hypothesis
   
Ice and Tide
   
Magnetic Poles Reversed
   
Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Comets

Chapter X        THIRTY-FIVE CENTURIES AGO

    Clock Unwound
   
The Glacial Lake Agassiz
   
Niagara Falls
   
The Rhone Glacier
   
The Mississippi
   
Fossils in Florida
   
Lakes of the Great Basin and the End of the Ice Age

Chapter XI        KLIMASTURZ

    Klimasturz 
    Tree Rings 
    Lake Dwellings 
    Dropped Ocean Level 
    The North Sea

Chapter XII        THE RUINS OF THE EAST

    Crete
   
Troy
   
The Ruins of the East 
    Times and Dates 

Chapter XIII        COLLAPSING SCHEMES

    Geology and Archaeology 
    Collapsing Schemes 
    In Early Ages 
    Coal 

Chapter XIV        EXTINCTION

    Fossils
    Footprints 
    The Caverns 
    Extinction 

Chapter XV        CATACLYSMIC EVOLUTION

    Catastrophism and Evolution
    The Geological Record and Changing Forms of Life
    The Mechanism of Evolution
    Mutations and New Species
    Cataclysmic Evolution 

Chapter XVI        THE END 

SUPPLEMENT 

Worlds in Collision in the Light of Recent Finds in Archaeology, Geology, and Astronomy

(An address delivered before the Graduate College Forum of Princeton University)


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