The following is but a tiny excerpt from a very interesting book, The Outline of History, Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, by H. G. Wells. This is not a work of fiction. It is a history, as known by 1920, of the planet, life on earth, and man. Wells appears to have been in contact with plenty of experts in many different fields and is careful to delineate what is surmised, accepted as fact, or proven. He covers many of the geological theories we know today...
Updated: 4:23 PM GMT on December 10, 2009
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