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A new, fresh look at the 1869 expedition down the Green and Colorado Rivers led by John Wesley Powell.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title, Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. ix-xx
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  1. Prologue: Dreams of Rivers
  2. pp. 3-18
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  1. Part I: The James White Mystery
  1. 1. Introduction to the James White Mystery
  2. pp. 21-26
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  1. 2. WANTED—James White
  2. pp. 27-35
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  1. 3. An Old Story
  2. pp. 36-44
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  1. 4. Rivals and Rails
  2. pp. 45-56
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  1. 5. Dawson and Teller
  2. pp. 57-64
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  1. 6. Conclusion?
  2. pp. 65-66
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  1. Part II: The Crew
  1. 7. The Howland Connection
  2. pp. 69-80
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  1. 8. Seneca Howland: The Unsung Hero
  2. pp. 81-89
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  1. 9. Call Me No Name
  2. pp. 90-99
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  1. 10. The Howland Brothers Write Home
  2. pp. 100-110
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  1. 11. What’s Eating the Howland Brothers?
  2. pp. 111-120
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  1. 12. The Curse of Howland Island
  2. pp. 121-125
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  1. 13. Introducing William H. Dunn
  2. pp. 126-137
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  1. 14. Last Words Before the Launch
  2. pp. 138-143
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  1. 15. William Hawkins: Abducted by Alias!
  2. pp. 144-157
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  1. 16. The Promotion of Andy Hall
  2. pp. 158-167
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  1. 17. The Westering Star of Jack Sumner
  2. pp. 168-177
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  1. 18. Why Jack Sumner Stayed
  2. pp. 178-189
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  1. 19. The Madness of Jack Sumner
  2. pp. 190-195
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  1. 20. Jack Sumner Looks Back
  2. pp. 196-200
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  1. Part III: John Wesley Powell
  1. 21. Horse Feathers
  2. pp. 203-207
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  1. 22. Major Powell, I Presume
  2. pp. 208-216
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  1. 23. The Impeachment of John Wesley Powell
  2. pp. 217-232
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  1. Part IV: Naming Names
  1. 24. The Maid of Cañon
  2. pp. 235-244
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  1. 25. Lodore
  2. pp. 245-254
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  1. Part V: The End of the Adventure
  1. 26. Hats Off to Bishop Leithead
  2. pp. 257-260
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  1. 27. A Hardy Welcome
  2. pp. 261-264
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  1. 28. The Afterlife of a Boat
  2. pp. 265-270
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  1. Part VI: The Fate of the Howland Brothers and William Dunn
  1. 29. Introduction
  2. pp. 273-280
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  1. 30. Toab
  2. pp. 281-291
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  1. 31. The Toquerville Hoax
  2. pp. 292-298
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  1. 32. Three Men Sentenced to Be Shot
  2. pp. 299-319
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  1. 33. The Aftermath
  2. pp. 320-335
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  1. 34. The Arizona Strip Massacre
  2. pp. 336-339
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  1. 35. The Afterlife of William Hawkins
  2. pp. 340-360
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  1. 36. Conclusion?
  2. pp. 361-362
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  1. Afterword: Ten Who Bored
  2. pp. 363-370
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 371-382
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 383-385
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  1. About the Author
  2. p. 386
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 387-396
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874175998
Related ISBN
9781943859436
MARC Record
OCLC
980302548
Pages
372
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-03
Language
English
Open Access
No
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