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History of Alaska : 1730-1885.

Author: Hubert Howe Bancroft; Alfred Bates; Ivan Petroff; William Nemos
Publisher: San Francisco : A.L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers, 1886.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the history of Alaska from Russian discovery and exploration to an American territory.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918.
History of Alaska.
San Francisco, A.L. Bancroft & Co., 1886
(OCoLC)651565201
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert Howe Bancroft; Alfred Bates; Ivan Petroff; William Nemos
OCLC Number: 2750274
Notes: According to W.A. Morris (Quarterly of the Oregon historical society, volume 4, pages 287-364) this work was written by H.H. Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff and William Nemos.
Description: xxxviii, 775 pages : maps (some folded) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introductory --
The century-march of the Cossacks 1578-1724 --
The Kamchatka expeditions 1725-1740 --
Discovery of Alaska 1740-1741 --
Death of Bering 1741-1742 --
The swarming of the Promyshleniki 1743-1762 --
Further adventures of the Promyshleniki 1760-1767 --
Imperial efforts and failures 1764-1779 --
Exploration and trade 1770-1787 --
Official explorations 1773-1779 --
Colonization and the fur-trade 1783-1787 --
Foreign visitors 1786-1794 --
The Billing scientific expedition 1785-1793 --
Organization of monopoly 1787-1795 --
Strife between rival companies 1791-1794 --
Colonization and missions 1794-1796 --
The Russian American company 1796-1799 --
The founding of Sitka 1798-1801 --
The Sitka massacre 1802 --
Sitka recaptured 1803-1805 --
Rezanof's visit 1804-1806 --
Seven more years of Alaskan annuals 1806-1812 --
Foreign ventures and the Ross colony 1803-1841 --
Further attempts at foreign colonization 1808-1818 --
Close of Baranof's administration 1819-1821 --
Second period of the Russian American Company's operations 1821-1842 --
The Russian American Company's last term 1842-1866 --
Settlements, agriculture, ship-building and mining 1794-1884 --
Churches, schools and hospitals 1795-1884 --
Alaska as a civil and judicial district 1883-1885.

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Details the history of Alaska from Russian discovery and exploration to an American territory.

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