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  • ISBN: 0060503076
  • ISBN: 9780060503079
  • Physical Description: xx, 608 pages : maps ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st Perennial ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Perennial, 2004, ©2003.

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Alaska : Saga of a Bold Land
Alaska : Saga of a Bold Land
by Borneman, Walter R.
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Alaska : Saga of a Bold Land

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prologue: Alaska--a Sense of Scalep. xvii
Introduction: Crossing the Next Frontierp. xix
Book 1The Land before Time (Prehistory--1728)
    Mountains, Glaciers, and Innumerable Riversp. 4
    First Steps, Continuing Traditionsp. 18
Book 2Lifting the Veil: An Empire Up for Grabs (1728-1865)
    The Czar Looks Eastp. 34
    Spanish Entradasp. 42
    Cook and Vancouverp. 49
    Port des Francaisp. 54
    Lord of Alaskap. 60
    God Is in His Heavenp. 74
    Limitations of Empirep. 79
Book 3Seward's Folly: Two Cents an Acre Becomes a Heck of a Deal (1865-1897)
    Last Guns of the Civil Warp. 94
    The Telegraph Survey and Mr. Dallp. 101
    Two Cents an Acrep. 106
    Boston Men in the Pribilofsp. 113
    John Muir Visits Glacier Bayp. 120
    Sheldon Jackson's Missionary Zealp. 127
    Untangling the Riversp. 133
    The Lewis and Clark of Alaskap. 138
    Juneau, or Whatever Its Name Isp. 145
    One for the Dukep. 153
Book 4Go North: The Rush Is On (1897-1915)
    Fortymile, Circle, and the Sourdoughs of Rabbit Creekp. 168
    The Trails of '98p. 176
    Two Towns and a Railroadp. 189
    One Man's Summer Vacationp. 200
    Last Stops of the Mining Frontierp. 206
    Crest of the Continentp. 220
    Copper, Kennecott, and One Heck of a Railroadp. 230
    Preserving the Bountyp. 238
    The Day the Sky Turned Blackp. 246
Book 5Interlude: The Calm between the Storms (1915-1941)
    Alaska's Railroadp. 258
    The First Iditarodp. 271
    Conflicting Views, Continuing Battlesp. 278
    Salmon on the Runp. 286
    Thrill 'em, Spill 'em, but Never Kill 'emp. 292
    Knocking around the Gatesp. 303
    Farmers in the Matanuskap. 311
    Never the Same Againp. 317
Book 6The Forgotten Campaign: World War II in Alaska (1941-1945)
    The Rush to Get Therep. 332
    The Darkest Chapterp. 344
    No Place to Fight a Warp. 349
    Victoryp. 363
Book 7Postwar Rumblings: Statehood and Earthquake (1945-1964)
    Offspring of Victoryp. 376
    Logging the Forestsp. 381
    Cold War Standoffp. 387
    The Forty-ninth Starp. 395
    Oil Boom on the Kenaip. 404
    A New Meaning of Wildernessp. 413
    Earthquake!p. 426
Book 8North Again: This Time the Gold Is Black (1964-1980)
    Black Goldp. 441
    The Blue Canoesp. 453
    The Long, Long Road to ANCSAp. 458
    Working on the Pipelinep. 473
    A Capital Movep. 487
    The Permanent Fundp. 492
Book 9Whose Land? Competing Claims (1980-2001)
    d-2 Becomes ANILCAp. 502
    The Big Onep. 511
    Toward a New Economyp. 522
    ANWR--2001p. 530
    Postscript to an Era, Prologue to the Nextp. 537
Epilogue: Alaska--a Sense of Scalep. 539
Notesp. 541
Bibliographyp. 561
Acknowledgmentsp. 573
Indexp. 577

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