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John Wesley Powell: His Life and Legacy

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“John Wesley Powell: explorer, writer, geologist, anthropologist, land planner, bureaucrat. Which one do we focus on?” This is the question author James M. Aton poses at the beginning of his biography of Powell, though he soon decides that it is impossible to ignore any facet of Powell’s life. Powell was a polymath, one whose “divergent interests resemble one of those brai ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 30th 2009 by Bonneville Books (first published 2009)
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Keith Slade
Interesting short book on Powell and his relation to environmentalism. I need to read more about him, but I could not get into the Stegner book.
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