Alaska History: An Annotated Bibliography
By: Marvin W. Falk (editor)Hardback
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Marvin W. Falk offers a systemic and select listing of just over 3,000 publications on the history of Alaska, published from the 18th century to early 2004. Early explorations were conducted by nationals from several nations, and the results were published in Russian, German, French, Spanish, and English. Many of these foreign language accounts have been published in translation and are included in the bibliography. This bibliography covers a wide span of Alaskan history including historical literature from: * Discovery in 1741 * The Russian period ending in 1867 * The U.S. territorial period ending with statehood in 1959 * The oil boom
Professor Emeritus Marvin W. Falk is semi-retired from the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he continues to edit his Rasmuson Library Historical Translation Series for the University of Alaska Press. Trained in the history of Europe, he came to UAF to work as a bibliographer, developing the university library's special collection on Alaska and the Polar Regions and teaching courses in history and northern studies. He later became Curator of Rare Books and began publishing a series of historical reference works on Alaska, including articles, cartobibliographies, and scholarly translations. He is a past president of the Alaska Historical Society.
Preface Chronology Environment Pre-history Alaska Natives Russian America United States Era Alaska History Atlases, Map Literature and Gazetteers Bibliographies and Indexes Selected Manuscript Guides and Descriptions Index to Authors Index to Subjects
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