In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909

In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909

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This collection of Alaskan adventures begins with a newspaper article written by John Muir during his first visit to Alaska in 1879, when the sole U.S. government representative in all the territory's 586,412 square miles was a lone customs official in Sitka. It closes with accounts of the gold rush and the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle. Jean Meaux has gathered a superb collection of articles and stories that captivated American readers when they… (more)


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Publisher: University of Washington Press (July 28, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 328 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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