Anooshi Lingit Aani Ka / Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 and 1804

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Including Russian historical documents, travelers' accounts of informal interactions between the formerly warring parties after the battles, and Dr. W. Schuhmacher's work on the role played by British and American skippers, this book inquires into and provides some answer to the fundamental question, Who owns history? Photographs of objects now in Russian and American museums enrich the book, along with portraits of key historical figures and eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century charts of Tlingit territory. ...
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Overview

Including Russian historical documents, travelers' accounts of informal interactions between the formerly warring parties after the battles, and Dr. W. Schuhmacher's work on the role played by British and American skippers, this book inquires into and provides some answer to the fundamental question, Who owns history? Photographs of objects now in Russian and American museums enrich the book, along with portraits of key historical figures and eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century charts of Tlingit territory. Also included is the journal of Dmitrii Tarkhanov, a gazetteer, a glossary, Tlingit and Russian name lists, and an index.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780295986012
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Series: Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 488
  • Sales rank: 496,715
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I The Prelude: First Encounters of Russians and Tlingits

Sect. II The First Battle Encounter: Prince William Sound, 1792

Sect. III The First Settlement in Tlingit Territory: Yakutat, 1796

Sect. IV The Russian Push into Southeast Alaska before 1799

Sect. V The Founding of Old Sitka, 1799

Sect. VI The Battle of 1802 at Old Sitka

Sect. VII Baranov Returns: the Battle of 1804 at Indian River

Sect. VIII And Life Goes On: 1805-1806, 1818

Sect. IX Bilingual Texts

Appendixes

Gazetteer

Glossary

References

Index

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