This narrative, covering thirty-five years of intense scientific and geographic exploration, is considered a milestone of Alaska historical literature. It details accounts of the men and institutions involved in Alaska's development and subsequent recognition. These include a lively cast of characters such as William H. Dall, the scholar adventurer who became America's leading authority on Alaska; Ivan Petroff, the con man, plagiarist and forger who "authored" two of the three most influential books on Alaska in the ...

Exploration of Alaska 1865-1900. 1992, University of Alaska Press

ISBN-13: 9780912006628

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