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Frigid embrace : politics, economics, and environment in Alaska

Author: Stephen W Haycox
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2002.
Series: Culture and environment in the Pacific West.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Haycox (history, U. of Alaska, Anchorage) presents historical commentary on human culture in Alaska and how it has affected the natural environment there. He contends that most non-Native Alaskans (now 85% of the population) went there for the money, not because they loved the wilderness. The focus is on tensions between Native and non- Native people and between settlers and environmental protection.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haycox, Stephen W.
Frigid embrace.
Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001005633
(OCoLC)48013757
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Haycox
ISBN: 0585480729 9780585480725
OCLC Number: 53482621
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 180 pages) : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Alaska History and Opposition --
A Good American Town --
Pioneer Alaskans, Their Environment, and Alaska Natives --
At Any Cost: Pioneer Alaska and Economic Development --
Bonanza: Prudhoe Bay and ANCSA --
"Big Oil" ANCSA, and the Transformation --
Debacle: The Exxon Valdez, The Tongass Forest, and the ELF --
Dividend Alaska.
Series Title: Culture and environment in the Pacific West.
Responsibility: Stephen Haycox.
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Haycox (history, U. of Alaska, Anchorage) presents historical commentary on human culture in Alaska and how it has affected the natural environment there. He contends that most non-Native Alaskans (now 85% of the population) went there for the money, not because they loved the wilderness. The focus is on tensions between Native and non- Native people and between settlers and environmental protection.

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