American Wilderness: Alaska and the National Parks (1865-1890)

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-01
  • Publisher: Mason Crest

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Alaska-America's forty-ninth state-has a long and rich history. Beginning with the Native people who first made their homes there, the inhabitants have benefited from Alaska's bountiful resources. Alaska's gold, fish, and lumber have all contributed to America's economy. Some people wonder, however, if Alaska's greatest natural resource might be her untouched wilderness areas.

Table of Contents

Time Linep. 6
How We see the Landp. 9
Alaska's Beginningsp. 17
Alaska Joins the United Statesp. 25
Preserving Naturep. 33
The National Parksp. 39
Find Out Morep. 44
Indexp. 46
About the Authorp. 47
About the Consultantp. 48
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