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The Alaskans

by Time-Life Books

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Alaska -- History.,
    • Alaska -- History.

    • About the Edition

      A pictorial history of Alaska, from its purchase by the United States in 1867 through 1912, chronicling the exploration of the wilderness, the discovery of gold, and the development of the whaling, fishing, and fur industries.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby the editors of Time-Life Books ; with text by Keith Wheeler.
      SeriesThe Old West, Old West (Alexandria, Va.)
      ContributionsWheeler, Keith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF904 .T53 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4565033M
      LC Control Number77079673

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