ERIC Number: EJ412425
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Cultural Antecedents of J. W. Powell's Arid Lands Report.
Lewis, Michael E.; Torbenson, Craig L.
Journal of Geography, v89 n2 p74-80 Mar-Apr 1990
Analyzes John Wesley Powell's nineteenth-century survey of the U.S. intermountain west, and his subsequent report on the natural resources of the area based on both physical characteristics and cultural considerations. Discusses reactions to Powell's report. Maintains that the report is a useful classroom tool for illustrating the themes of human-environmental interaction. (RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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