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Alaska : an American colony

Author: Stephen W Haycox
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguing the common theme that links the Russian and American eras of Alaskan history is colonialism.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen W Haycox
ISBN: 0295982497 9780295982496
OCLC Number: 49225731
Description: xv, 372 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Russian America, an introduction --
Russian eastward expansion and the Kamchatka expeditions --
Exploitation and the origins of the contest for sovereignty --
Grigorii Shelikhov and the Russian American Company --
Aleksandr Baranov --
Russian America --
Sale of Russian America --
American Alaska, an introduction --
Taking the measure of Alaska; the Alaska purchase and the politics of the early economy --
National currents in Alaska; The gold rush and progressive reform --
Pioneer Alaska; the Last Frontier --
War and the transition to statehood --
Modern Alaska; the last wilderness.
Responsibility: Stephen Haycox.

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Arguing the common theme that links the Russian and American eras of Alaskan history is colonialism.

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