Alaska's History: The People, Land, and Events of the North Country by Harry Ritter

Alaska's History: The People, Land, and Events of the North Country by Harry Ritter

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OVERVIEW

 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.

PRODUCT INFO

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Alaska Northwest Books (April 1, 1993)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 144 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0882404326
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0882404325
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.6 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 4.61 x 0.64 x 8.09 inches