Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West Summary
Wallace Stegner

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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West Summary

Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, by Wallace Stegner, is a work of non-fiction concentrating on the expeditions, government career and scientific work of Major John Wesley Powell. The book begins in 1868 and continues until Powell's death in 1902.

Powell was raised in Midwest America in the years leading to and including the Civil War. When the country began to turn its eyes towards the expansion of the country to the West, Powell was intrigued by...

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