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Description - Seeing Things Whole by J. W. Powell

Presents John Wesley Powell in the full diversity of his achievements and interests, bringing together in a single volume writings ranging from his gripping account of exploring the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon to his views on the evolution of civilisation, along with the seminal writings in which he sets forth his ideas on western settlement and the allocation and management of western resources.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559638739
ISBN-10: 1559638737
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 402
Imprint: Shearwater Books,US
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - J. W. Powell

John Wesley Powell was an American original. He was the last of the nation's great continental explorers and the first of a new breed of public servant; part scientist, part social reformer, part institution builder. Seeing Things Whole presents Powell in the full diversity of his achievements and interests.