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

Author: Wallace Stegner; Bernard De Voto
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1992, ©1954.
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John Wesley Powell took an expedition down the Colorado River and was later instrumental in getting accurate government surveys made.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Wesley Powell; John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace Stegner; Bernard De Voto
ISBN: 0140159940 9780140159943
OCLC Number: 25821350
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1954.
Description: xxiii, 438 p., [20] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Threshold --
Plateau province --
Blueprint for a dryland democracy --
Revenue of new discovery --
Opportunity --
Inheritance --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: by Wallace Stegner ; with an introduction by Bernard De Voto.

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John Wesley Powell took an expedition down the Colorado River and was later instrumental in getting accurate government surveys made.

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