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Seeing Things Whole: The Essential John Wesley Powell

edited by William deBuys
Format
Book
Published
Washington [D.C.] : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
1559638729
Contents
  • Part I Down the Colorado: Letters from the Wilderness Post
  • Selection 1 Party Has Reached This Point in Safety 39
  • Selection 2 Wreck of the No-Name 41
  • Part II Voyage into the Great Unknown
  • Selection 3 Through the Grand Canyon from the Little Colorado to the Virgin River 61
  • Part III Among the Natives of the Colorado Plateau
  • Selection 4 Camped with the Shivwits and the Fate of the Separated Three 99
  • Selection 5 Ancient Province of Tusayan 107
  • Part IV Report on the Lands of the Arid Region
  • Selection 7 Physical Characteristics of the Arid Region 156
  • Selection 8 Land System Needed for the Arid Region 185
  • Part V Nation's Expert
  • Selection 9 Trees on Arid Lands 219
  • Selection 10 Lesson of Conemaugh 226
  • Selection 11 Address to the Montana Constitutional Convention 235
  • Part VI Advice for the Century
  • Selection 12 Irrigable Lands of the Arid Region 255
  • Selection 13 Non-Irrigable Lands of the Arid Region 281
  • Selection 14 Institutions for the Arid Lands 299
  • Part VII A Philosopher for Humankind
  • Selection 15 From Barbarism to Civilization 325
  • Selection 16 Competition as a Factor in Human Evolution 340.
Description
xiii, 388 p., [13] p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-373) and index.
Local Notes
HathiTrust shared print program 2017.
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