Alaska's History

Alaska's History

The People, Land, and Events of the North Country

Book - 1993
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A lively, take-along account of Alaska's sweeping history made vivid with historical photos and entertaining essays. Topics covered include Native lifestyles before contact with the Europeans; Alexander Baranov and the Russian fur trade; John Muir's visit to Glacier Bay in 1879; the Klondike gold rush stampede; pioneer climbs on Mount McKinley; the exploits of early Alaska Bush pilots; big game hunting in the North Country; Alaska's fisheries, where salmon is king; and today's Native traditions.

A history book that's fun to read, Alaska's History sets forth the Last Frontier's glorious past and challenging present.
Publisher: Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, c1993.
ISBN: 9780882404325
Branch Call Number: 979/.8/Rit 43mb 01
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill. --


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