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Odyssey of Thomas Condon: Irish Immigrant, Frontier Missionary, Oregon Geologist
     

Odyssey of Thomas Condon: Irish Immigrant, Frontier Missionary, Oregon Geologist

by Robert D. Clark
 
Popularly known as Oregon's first geologist, Condon's remarkable intellectual journey and fascinating life is profiled, concentrating off his "self education, and his growth and influences a scientist, teacher, and educator.

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Popularly known as Oregon's first geologist, Condon's remarkable intellectual journey and fascinating life is profiled, concentrating off his "self education, and his growth and influences a scientist, teacher, and educator.

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Condon was known as the foremost geologist of the Pacific Northwest, but this biography also tells the story of his birth in Ireland, his immigrant life in America, his "self" education, his missionary work in Oregon, and his development as a scientist, teacher, and educator of influence. Clark (retired president, U. of Oregon) places Condon in the context of nineteenth century events and thought: Manifest Destiny and Social Darwinism, abolitionism, temperance, woman suffrage, and prison reform. Illustrated and heavily annotated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780875952000
Publisher:
Oregon Historical Society Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.32(h) x 2.11(d)

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