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Frigid Embrace: Politics, Economics, and Environment in Alaska
     

Frigid Embrace: Politics, Economics, and Environment in Alaska

by Stephen Haycox
 

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Haycox (history, U. of Alaska, Anchorage) presents historical commentary on human culture in Alaska and how it has affected the natural environment there. He contends that most non-Native Alaskans (now 85% of the population) went there for the money, not because they loved the wilderness. The focus is on tensions between Native and non- Native people and between settlers and environmental protection. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780870715365
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Series:
Culture and Environment in the Pacific West Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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