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.
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|Size: ||7.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Alaska Northwest Books|
|Date published: || 1993|
|ISBN: ||9780882409726 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|