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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner

John Wesley Powell fought in the Civil War and it cost him an arm. But it didnt stop him from exploring the American West. Here Wallace Stegner, a Pulitzer Prize-winner, gives us a thrilling account of Powells struggle against western geography and Washington politics. We witness the successes and frustrations of Powells distinguished career, and appreciate his unparalleled understanding of the West.<
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Welcome sign in sign up. John Wesley Powell; drawing by David Levine Donald Worster has devoted most of an impressive career to writing about American water—or the lack of it.
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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian

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Beyond the hundredth meridian John Wesley Powell and the second opening of the West

It would, ideally, cover everything of importance on the physical history and development of the West after the Civil War; and through its extension into the history of exploration, of the Indian, of the earth sciences, and of irrigation and reclamation, it could be indefinitely lengthened back into the past and on into the future. I have therefore omitted any formal bibliography from this book. All titles directly utilized or specially germane are cited in the notes. There are some which have been used and quoted so consistently throughout the text that they deserve a summary listing:. Schuchert, Charles, and C.

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  3. Daivamaske1956 says:

    THE year has been a terrific one for John Wesley Powell -- the best since , when he and his fractious entourage careered through the Grand Canyon in frail wooden arks on the scientific adventure that established his reputation.

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