Synopses & Reviews
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.
About the Author
Claus-M. Naske (1935andndash;2014) was Professor of History at the University of Alaska. Long a resident of the state, he is the author of many works on Alaska history.Herman E. Slotnick (1917andndash;2002) was for many years head of the Department of History at the University of Alaska. Naske and Slotnick coauthored Alaska: A History of the 49th State.