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1 ADAMS, MARY ELIZABETH. Out Of Season: The Johnny Luster Story.
Northern Publishing, Wasilla. 096398697X / 9780963986979 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The life story of Johnny Luster, last of the Alaskan mountain men. Starting from his teen years as a respected big-game guide in Wyoming, then to playing an Indian in John Wayne's movies, and throughout his fifty or more years as a legendary guide and trapper around Alaska's Chickaloon River country, Johnny Luster's adventures were never short on excitement or danger. Here is the rest of the story about the man who was the real "Mad Trapper Of Rat River." B&W PHOTOS: 57 
Price: 19.19 USD
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2 BERGER, THOMAS R. Village Journey: The Report Of The Alaska Native Review Commission.
Hill and Wang, New York: 1985. 0809096242 / 9780809096244 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Since his arrival in Alaska in 1983, Berger has traveled to sixty-two villages and towns, holding village meetings and listening to testimony from Eskimos, Indians and Aleuts. This is his report. 
Price: 14.49 USD
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3 BROWN, DALE; THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Wild Alaska.
Time-Life Books, New York: 1972. The American Wilderness. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very Good condition. 
One of a series of books containing sumptuous photography and detailed analysis of local wildlife and geography. The scenery of Alaska is so much grander that anything else of the kind in the world that, once beheld, all other scenery becomes flat and insipid. Index included. 
Price: 6.89 USD
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4 CAREY, RICHARD ADAMS. Raven's Childen.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1992. 0395486777 / 9780395486771 First Printing. A Richard Todd Book. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In this startlingly intimate book of reportage, Richard Adams Carey takes us to the furthest frontier of American society. He interweavews the story of Oscare Active and his family with the rich store of Yupik legfend, lore, and folkways that he has collected oer the years. The reader feels a mounting sense of loss over the transformation of this society, which long ago achieved a nearly perfect balance with its environment. 
Price: 9.31 USD
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5 CHANCE, NORMAN A. The Eskimo Of North Alaska.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1966. 003057160X / 9780030571602 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 9.50 USD
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6 COHEN, STAN. 8.6 The Great Alaskan Earthquake March 27 1964.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 092952196X / 9780929521961 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Good Friday, 1964 earthquake in pictures! over 200 photos, 10 full-color pgs. 
Price: 19.90 USD
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7 COHEN, STAN. Rails Across The Tundra: A Historical Album Of The Alaska Railroad.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0933126433 / 9780933126435 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The most comprehensive photo history of the Alaska Railroad now in print wit 285 photos, maps, rolling stock drawings. 
Price: 12.07 USD
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8 COHEN, STAN. The Great Alaska Pipeline.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula: 2009. 0933126719 / 9780933126718 Eleventh Printing. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The largest private construction project in the world-the trans Alaska pipeline stretches 800 miles from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. The story of this masterpiece of human perseverance is told here in pictures. 277 photos. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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9 COHEN, STAN. Trail Of '42.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0933126069 / 9780933126060 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A Pictorial History of the building of the Alaska Highway with 241 photos. 
Price: 7.79 USD
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10 COHEN, STAN. Trail Of '42.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0933126069 / 9780933126060 s Softcover. Good condition. Water Stained. 
A Pictorial History of the building of the Alaska Highway with 241 photos. 
Price: 5.46 USD
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11 COHEN, STAN. Yukon River Steamboats.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0933126190 / 9780933126190 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
No other river on the continent has had such a long and diverse history of steamboating. The author has gathered photos and drawings from archives in the U.S. and Canada into the most complete collection yet published, from the elegant boats of the 1890s to the complete restoration of the "Klondike" that is on display at Whitehorse. 155 photos, maps. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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12 EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS WITH TEXT BY WHEELER, KEITH. The Alaskans.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria: 1977. First Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very Good condition. 
Americans, even with a c entury of westward expansion under their belts, found it hard at first to comprehend the huge chunk of wilderness they bought from Russia in 1867. Alaska was twice the size of Texas, with 34,000 miles of coastline and unchartered rivers that emptied into three seas. Here is a highly illustrated account of the early days of Alaska's history as a possession of the United States. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.34 USD
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13 HERNDON, BOOTON. The Great Land.
Weybright and Talley, New York: 1971. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 14.01 USD
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14 HURYN, ALEXANDER & HOBBIE, JOHN. Land Of Extremes: A Natural History Of The Arctic North Slope Of Alaska.
University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks: 2012. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This book is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of the North Slope, the only arctic tundra in the United States. The first section provides detailed information on climate, geology, landforms, and ecology. The second provides a guide to the identification and natural history of the common animals and plants and a primer on the human prehistory of the region from the Pleistocene through the mid-twentieth century. The appendix provides the framework for a tour of the natural history features along the Dalton Highway, a road connecting the crest of the Brooks Range with Prudhoe Bay and the Arctic Ocean, and includes mile markers where travelers may safely pull off to view geologic formations, plants, birds, mammals, and fish. Featuring hundreds of illustrations that support the clear, authoritative text, Land of Extremes reveals the arctic tundra as an ecosystem teeming with life. "Superbly illustrated with color photography throughout, Land of Extremes: A Natural History of the Arctic North Slope of Alaska is informed, informative, a seminal work of impressive scope and scholarship." David W. Norton, American Polar Society "The most successful source book that I know of for an introduction to the natural history of Alaska's northernmost terrestrial and aquatic regional systems. That is, its materials provide natural history students with a reference that abounds with insights into the workings of organisms in our challenging (and challenged) environments." -- Library Bookwatch "This comprehensive account and guide to the biology and natural history of Alaska's North Slope contains wonderful and authoritative detail of practically every animal and plant species, the geology, and the human history of a fascinating part of Earth. . . . I have been visiting and doing research on the North Slope for twenty-five years, yet I learned something new on almost every page." --Brian Barnes, Director, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks 
Price: 28.45 USD
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15 MCPHEE, JOHN. Coming Into The Country.
Bantam Books, New York: 1979. 0553120301 / 9780553120301 s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
"A remarkable voyage of spirit and mind into America's last great wilderness-Alaska." 
Price: 3.33 USD
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16 MCPHEE, JOHN. Coming Into The Country.
Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, New York: 1978. 0374126453 / 9780374126452 Fourth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight water stains and tears. 
"A remarkable voyage of spirit and mind into America's last great wilderness-Alaska." 
Price: 13.78 USD
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17 MORGAN, LAEL (CHIEF EDITOR). Alaska's Native People: Alaska Geographic
The Alaska Geographic Society, Anchorage: 1979. 0882401041 / 9780882401041 Quarterly - Volume 6, No. 3. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Contains articles entitled The Coming of the White Man as well as on the Eskimos, the people of the Aleutian Chain and the Gulf Coast, and the Indians of the Southeast. 
Price: 10.74 USD
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18 NASKE, CLAUS M. & SLOTNICK, HERMAN E. Alaska: A History Of The 49th State.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: . Third Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The largest by far of the fifty states, Alaska is also the one of greatest mystery and diversity. Geological forces have made its more than half-million square miles a region of breathtaking beauty and awesome contrasts. And, as Claus-M. Naska and Herman E. Slotnick show in this revised and updated edition of their book, the history and development of Alaska's peoples has matched the diversity of its landscapes and seascapes. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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19 NUTCHUK; HATCH, ALDEN. Son Of The Smoky Sea.
Julian Messner, Inc., New York: 1941. Sixth Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. 
A memoir written for young people by a half-Eskimo, half-Norwegian writer. Illustrated with photographs of Alaska and woodcuts by the author. 
Price: 18.29 USD
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20 OSWALT, WENDELL H. Bashful No Longer: An Alaskan Eskimo Ethnohistory, 1778-1988.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: . Volume 199 in the Civilization of the American Indian Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Traditionally the Kuskokwim Eskimos of southwestern Alaska valued restraint, modesty, and deference—traits for which they adopted the English word bashful. However, since their first encounter with Western culture two hundred years have passed, and people are no longer willing to defer to Westerners. Bashful No Longer, based on Russian-American Company records, writings of traders, missionaries, and explorers, newspaper accounts, and fieldwork conducted by the author, documents and describes culture change among the Kuskokwim Eskimos as first the Russians and then the Americans settled among them. Fur traders and missionaries were the exclusive agents of change during the years of early historical contact. The authoritarian and assertive means by which these invaders typically achieved their goals diminished the vitality of Kuskokwim Eskimo culture. In the first half of the twentieth century Eskimo life was increasingly disrupted and Americanized, first by the arrival of prospectors, then by the devastating effects of influenza and measles epidemics, the ravages of tuberculosis, and the social-welfare programs introduced at the end of World War II. In the 1960s, however, the Kuskokwim people reassessed their position and gradually became far more assertive. In the early 1980s they organized the Native Alaskan sovereignty movement, not only to reaffirm their identity as Eskimos but in the hope of regaining their earlier autonomy. The future of this cultural renaissance is difficult to predict, but one thing is certain: when intercultural conflict reached a critical level in their lives, the Kuskokwim Eskimos, in a far reaching collective response, became bashful no longer. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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