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Alaska : the great land

Author: James Playsted Wood
Publisher: New York : Meredith Press, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]
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A history and description of Alaska, from her early discovery and exploration by Russia under Peter the Great, to present promotion of her vast potential for resource development.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Playsted Wood
OCLC Number: 970086
Description: vii, 181 pages : maps (on lining papers) ; 21 cm
Contents: 1867 --
Russian America --
Aleksandr Baranov, merchant-colonizer --
Astoria and Russian America --
Russians in California --
Seward's folly --
Changeover and chaos --
A new era --
Gold! --
The Klondike --
The sands of Nome --
The territory --
Maranuska --
World War II --
Statehood --
Resources --
The top of the world.
Responsibility: James Playsted Wood.

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A history and description of Alaska, from her early discovery and exploration by Russia under Peter the Great, to present promotion of her vast potential for resource development.

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