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Alaska 50 : celebrating Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood 1959-2009.

Author: Charles Oldham; Rhonda Carpenter; Ana E Lopez; Alaska Statehood Celebration Commission.
Publisher: [Alaska] : Alaska Statehood Celebration Commission ; Tampa, FL : Faircount Media Group, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Examines early, modern and the future of Alaska. Alaska writers cover everything from the first inhabitants to harnessing the state's tidal surges energy.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Oldham; Rhonda Carpenter; Ana E Lopez; Alaska Statehood Celebration Commission.
OCLC Number: 192025594
Notes: Cover title.
Publishers: Ross W. Jobson and Peter M. Antell; editorial director: Charles Oldham; project editor: Rhonda Carpenter; editor: Ana E. Lopez.
Includes advertisements.
Description: 206 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Alaska before statehood / Shana Loshbaugh --
The road to Alaska's statehood / Dermot Cole --
The Alaska State Constitutional Convention, control of natural resources by and for the people / Judy Ferguson --
Alaska Statehood, 50 years and counting / Dermot Cole --
Cultural anthropology, traditions shape past, present, and future for Alaska natives / Patricia H. Partnow, Perry Eaton --
Alaska's state flag and song / Mark Sabbatini --
Alaska's many forms of transportation / Mark Sabbatini --
Intersecting the north : the Alaska Highway and the modern age / Judy Ferguson --
State of Alaska governors : the first 50 years / Heather A. Resz --
The military's role in Alaska yesterday and today / Victoria Naegele --
Alaska's legacy : the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System / Heidi Bohi --
Alaska's development principles allow for smart, sustainable growth / Matt Tunseth --
Alaska's next boom? Gas pipeline plans hold promise / Heidi Bohi. Contents (continued): Reclaiming Alaska native civil rights / Heather A. Resz --
Whaling : a time-honored tradition for Alaska Natives / Heidi Bohl --
Traditional arts : a tribute to Alaska native arts and artists / McKibben Jackinsky--
Contemporary arts / Heidi Bohi --
Land survey, diverse geography, climate, and wildlife / Lynn Schooler --
Destination Alaska / Lynn Schooler --
Mushing, the trail behind, the trail ahead / Joseph Robertia --
Alaska : a model for the world / Malcolm B. Roberts --
Alaska's Historical Commission / Heather A. Resz --
For the good of the whole, one man's legacy, home rule, a college, a railroad, and the city of Fairbanks / Heather a. Resz --
Community and education / Heidi Bohi --
Alaska Humanities Forum / Ben Stuart --
After oil / Russell Freeman Stigall --
A global player : Alaska's industry is world class / Matt Tunseth.
Other Titles: Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood
Alaska fifty :

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Examines early, modern and the future of Alaska. Alaska writers cover everything from the first inhabitants to harnessing the state's tidal surges energy.

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