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John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country

John Wesley Powell

John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country

by John Wesley Powell

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Published by Grand Canyon Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History - General History,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8416414M
    ISBN 100938216260
    ISBN 109780938216261
    OCLC/WorldCa234241014

    Buy a cheap copy of Canyons of the Colorado book by John Wesley Powell. One of the great works of American exploration literature, this account of a scientific expedition forced to survive famine, attacks, mutiny, and some of the most Free shipping over $Cited by:   Free kindle book and epub 61, free ebooks; 13 by John Wesley Powell; Canyons of the Colorado by John Wesley Powell. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Powell, John Wesley, Title: Canyons of the Colorado Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: New Southwest. Colorado River, Canyon, and Cited by:

    John Wesley Powell, the second Director () of the U.S. Geological Survey, is highly regarded in several fields: as an explorer, geologist, geographer, and ethnologist. The Survey’s proud tradition of mapping the nation was largely established under Powell’s leadership. Powell was born in at Mount Morris in New York. John Wesley Powell's Exploration of the Colorado River: Plaque on the eastern side of Separation Canyon, marking the place where the Howland brothers and William H. Dunn left the Powell expedition. On Aug they camped, remaining for a few days on a sandy beach above the mouth of a clear, glistening creek that Powell later called.

    John Wesley Powell and the Bureau of Ethnology Among many of the Native American people of the West, the scientific explorer John Wesley Powell, a . And John Wesley Powell started from a distinct disadvantage: he had little formal edu­ cation. Powell's story in many ways reads like the story of other famous, frontier-bred Americans. His parents, Joseph and Mary Powell, immigrated to New York fro m England in A Methodist preacher, Joseph Powell was a "diligent reader, a terse speaker, a.


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John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country by John Wesley Powell Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Description: v, 30 pages illustrations, maps 29 cm. Contents: John Wesley Powell's anthropological fieldwork / Don D. Fowler and Catherine S. Fowler --The archeology of the canyon country / Robert C.

Euler --The ethnography of the canyon country / Don D. Fowler and Catherine S. Fowler --Extracts from John Wesley Powell's notes on the. Get this from a library. John Wesley Powell and the anthropology of the Canyon Country. [Don D Fowler; Robert C Euler; Catherine S Fowler].

John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country [Powell, John W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon CountryAuthor: John W.

Powell. John Wesley Powell has books on Goodreads with ratings. John Wesley Powell’s most popular book is The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its. John Wesley Powell, (born MaMount Morris, New York, U.S.—died SeptemHaven, Maine), American explorer, geologist, and ethnologist, best known for his exploration of the upper portion of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon.

Early life and initial explorations. Powell was the fourth child of English immigrants Joseph Powell, a.

OnJohn Wesley Powell and nine volunteers started down the Green River from Green River Station, Wyoming Territory. Their aim was to map and to collect scientific information about the Canyon Country--those areas of Utah, western Colorado, northern Arizona, and northwestern New Mexico drained by the Colorado River and its tributaries.

This is an excellent book that tells the story of John Wesley Powell's river trip through the Grand Canyon. It relies on primary source documents, such as diaries and notes taken by the adventurers.

The author also interviewed modern adventurers who have taken boat trips through the dangerous rapids of the Colorado by: 4. John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country. Don D. Fowler, Robert C. Euler, and Catherine S. Fowler.U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., Cited by: 1.

The Powell Geographic Expedition ofled by American naturalist John Wesley Powell, was the first thorough cartographic and scientific investigation of long segments of the Green and Colorado rivers in the southwestern United States, including the first recorded passage of white men through the entirety of the Grand expedition, which lasted approximately.

John Wesley Powell () was a U. soldier, geologist, and explorer of the American West. He is famous for the Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers that included the first passage through the Grand Canyon/5.

“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 : James M Aton. The big personality and big contributions of John Wesley Powell August 9, at PM EDT Debra Bruno is the author, with Bob Davis, of “Beijing from A to Z: An Expat Couple’s Adventures.

The Grand Canyon has called to artists, eccentrics, and adventurers through the years, but no single person is more identified with the exploration of the natural wonder than John Wesley Powell.

Invery little of the Colorado River drainage had been explored and, at the age of 35, Powell was determined to complete the first scientific. “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. John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country: JOHN WESLEY POWELL'S ANTHROPOLOGICAL FIELDWORK By DON D.

FOWLER and CATHERINE S. FOWLER. Powell's first acquaintance with the Indians of the Canyon Country came in He was then leading his second expedition of volunteer students and friends on a natural history expedition. John Wesley Powell and the anthropology of the Canyon Country Professional Paper By: Don D.

Fowler, Robert C. Euler, and Catherine S. Fowler. John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In he set out to explore the Colorado and the Grand Canyon. He gathered nine men, four boats and food for ten months and set out from Green River, Wyoming, on May /5(K).

John Wesley Powell was born in in Mount Morris, New York, the son of Joseph Powell, a Methodist preacher and avid abolitionist. Reverend Powell's vigorous stand against slavery was met with hostility by many of the townspeople.

He and his family moved to Jackson, Ohio when John Wesley was a small child. "Canyons of the Colorado" from John Wesley Powell.

Soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West ().Brand: Cosimo. John Wesley Powell is perhaps best known as having been the first white man to successfully navigate the Colorado River from start to finish, mapping the river and the region, including the Grand.

John Wesley Powell was an American explorer, anthropologist, geologist and a soldier. He is known for his river trip through the Green River and the Colorado River covering the Grand Canyon – a three month expedition known as the ‘Powell Geographic Expedition’.THERE IS NO WRITING OR HIGHLIGHTING ON OR INSIDE THE BOOK.

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$ Free shipping. Details about JOHN WESLEY POWELL AND THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE CANYON Seller Rating: % positive.This new edition of John Wesley Powell: His Life and Legacy, first printed as an issue of the Boise State University Western Writers Series, includes the original biography, but also features Aton’s new interpretations of Powell’s writings on exploration, land-planning, anthropology, and irrigation, and incorporates the author’s Author: James M Aton.