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Author: John Wesley Powell
Publisher: Boston, D.R. Godine, 1970.
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Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.
Selected prose of John Wesley Powell.
Boston, D.R. Godine, 1970
(OCoLC)593734486
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Powell
OCLC Number: 147931
Description: 122 pages illustrations, portraits 26 cm
Contents: To John Wesley Powell / Paul Oehser --
Powell and his Colorado centennial --
Introduction --
The American Indian : The ancient province of Tusayan --
The exploration of the Colorado River and its canyons --
Conservation : Institutions for the arid lands --
The non-irrigable lands of the arid regions --
Science : Memorial address for James Dwight Dana --
Competition as a factor in human evolution --
The growth of sentiency --
The philosophic bearings of Darwinism --
Prehistoric man in America --
The three methods of evolution --
From barbarism to civilization --
Seven venerable ghosts --
Language & music : Relation of primitive peoples to environment, illustrated by American examples --
Simplified spelling --
Evolution of music from dance to symphony --
Philosophy and humanities : From savagery to barbarism --
The humanities --
The subject of consciousness --
Intellections, a psychological study --
Illustrations --
Myth & folklore : Sketch of the mythology of the North American Indians --
The lessons of folklore --
Aphorisms & Analogies : Reply to critics --
Final relations --
Outlines of the philosophy of the North American Indians --
A memorial tribute to George Hammell Cook --
Human evolution --
Evolution of music from dance to symphony.
Responsibility: Edited and introduced by George Crossette.

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