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Author Willis, Roxanne.

Title Alaska's place in the West : from the last frontier to the last great wilderness / Roxanne Willis.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  333.7209798 W679a 2010    ---  Available
Description xi, 186 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: a place for Alaska -- A new game in the north : Alaska Native reindeer herding -- Alaskan pastoral : the Matanuska Colony -- The road to nowhere : the Alaska Highway as a northern development project -- Alaska submerged : the Rampart Dam controversy -- A crack in the landscape : the trans-Alaska pipeline -- Epilogue: Alaska heats up.
Subject Alaska -- Environmental conditions.
Alaska -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska.
Wilderness areas -- Alaska -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Alaska -- History.
Landscape changes -- Alaska -- History.
Alaska -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- United States.
Regionalism -- West (U.S.) -- Case studies.
West (U.S.) -- Environmental conditions -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780700617487 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617485 (cloth : alk. paper)

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