Alaska: An American Colony

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Hurst, 2002 - Alaska - 372 pages
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Despite its remoteness, Alaska has been part of larger stories - of the movement of Native peoples and their contact and accommodation to Western culture, of the spread of European political economy to the New World, and of the expansion of American capitalism.

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The title of Stephen Haycox' book is slightly misleading, as the first half of the work details imperial Russia's "discovery," exploration and exploitation of Alaska before selling the massive ... Read full review

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Just how important is Alaska to the rest of the United States, and what does it offer in the way of tangible assets? Was its purchase truly "Seward's Folly"? Haycox (history, Univ. of Alaska ... Read full review

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