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Alaskas History: The People, Land, and Events of the North Country Harry Ritter

Alaskas History: The People, Land, and Events of the North Country

Harry Ritter

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ISBN : 9780882404325
Paperback
144 pages
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A lively, take-along account of Alaskas 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 MuirsMoreA lively, take-along account of Alaskas 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 Muirs 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- Alaskas fisheries, where salmon is king- and todays Native traditions.A history book thats fun to read, Alaskas History sets forth the Last Frontiers glorious past and challenging present.