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Battleground Alaska : fighting federal power in America's last wilderness

Author: Stephen W Haycox
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Alaska, "the most anti-statist of the American states," has for decades provided high-profile flashpoints for battles between environmentalists and promoters of economic development. Haycox argues that Alaskans' strong anti-statist sentiments (deep distrust of and anger towards federal regulation and control) have greatly amplified and exacerbated the tensions and critical volleys fired between these long-feuding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Haycox
ISBN: 9780700622153 0700622152
OCLC Number: 928490235
Description: x, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Antistatism in Alaska --
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge --
Native claims and Alaska statehood --
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline --
The Alaska lands act --
Unfinished business : subsistence and the Tongass --
Antistatism persistent.
Responsibility: Stephen Haycox.
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No American state is more antistatist than Alaska. And no state takes in more federal money per capita, which accounts for a full third of Alaska's economy. This seeming paradox underlies the story  Read more...

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