Indigenous Peoples

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Bodfish, Waldo. Kusiq: An Eskimo Life History from the Arctic Coast of Alaska. Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Press, 1991.

Fortuine, Robert. Chills and Fever: Health and Disease in the Early History of Alaska. Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Press, 1989.

Haycox, Stephen W. "Economic Development and Indian Land Rights in Modern Alaska: the 1947 Tongass Timber Act." Western Historical Quarterly 21, no. 1 (February 1990): 21-47.

Moodie, D. Wayne, A.J.W. Catchpole, and Kerry Abel. "Northern Athapaskan Oral Traditions and the White River Volcano." Ethnohistory 39, no. 2 (Spring 1992): 148-172.

Nelson, Richard. "Understanding Eskimo Science: Traditional Hunters' Insights into the Natural World Are Worth Rediscovering." Audubon 95, no. 5 (September/October 1993): 102-108.

Nobbe, George. "Native Culture: A New Discovery Rewrites the History of Alaska's Alutiq Eskimos." Omni 17, no. 6 (March 1995): 28.

Powers, William R., and John F. Hoffecker. "Late Pleistocene Settlement in the Nenana Valley, Central Alaska." American Antiquity 54, no. 2 (April 1989): 263-288.

Ray, Dorothy Jean. The Eskimos of Bering Strait, 1650-1898. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1992.

Reynolds, Brad, and Don Doll. "Athapaskans Along the Yukon." National Geographic 177, no. 2 (February 1990): 44-70.

Riccio, Thomas. "A Message from the Eagle Mother: the Messenger's Feast of the Inupiat Eskimo." TDR 37, no. 1 (Spring 1993): 115-147.


Berkh, Vasilii Nikolaevich. A Chronological History of the Discovery of the Aleutian Islands: or, the Exploits of Russian Merchants: with a Supplement of Historical Data on the Fur Trade. Kingston, Ontario: Limestone Press, 1974.

Burroughs, John, and John Muir, et al. Alaska, the Harriman Expedition, 1899. New York: Dover Publications, 1986.

Ford, Carey. Where the Sea Breaks Its Back; The Epic Story of a Pioneer Naturalist and the Discovery of Alaska. Boston: Little, Brown, 1966.

Fortuine, Robert, ed. The Alaska Diary of Adelbert von Chamisso, Naturalist on the Kotzebue Voyage, 1815-1818. Anchorage, AK: Cook Inlet Historical Society, 1986.

Frost, O. W., ed. Bering and Chirikov: The American Voyages and Their Impact. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Historical Society, 1992.

Gribbin, John. "Melting Ice May Have Submerged a Migration Route Out of Alaska." New Scientist 122 1664 (May 13, 1989): 35.

Grinnell, George Bird. Alaska 1899: Essays from the Harriman Expedition. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1995.

Howe, Doris. Bibliography of Research and Exploration in the Glacier Bay Region, Southeastern Alaska, 1798-1992. Menlo Park, CA: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1992.

Miers, Earl Schenck. Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii. Newark, DE: Published for the Friends of the Curtis Paper Co., 1960.

Steller, George Wilhelm. Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742. Translated by Margritt A. Engel and O.W. Frost. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1988.

United States Geological Survey. Maps and Descriptions of Routes of Exploration in Alaska in 1898, with General Information Concerning the Territory. Washington, D.C.: Engraving and Printing Division of the U.S.G.S., 1899.

VanStone, James W., ed. Russian Exploration in Southwest Alaska: The Travel Journals of Petr Korsakovskiy (1818) and Ivan Ya. Vasilev (1829). Translated by David H. Kraus. Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Press, 1988.

Flora and Fauna

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Ackerman, Diane, and Bill Curtsinger. "Last Refuge of the Monk Seal." National Geographic 181, no. 1 (January 1992): 128-145.

Ager, Thomas Alan. Late Quaternary Environmental History of the Tanana Valley, Alaska. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University, Research Foundation, 1975.

Brodhead, Michael J. "The United States Army Signal Service and Natural History in Alaska, 1874-1883." Pacific Northwest Quarterly 86 (Spring 1995): 72-82.

Caldwell, Francis E. Land of the Ocean Mists: The Wild Ocean Coast West of Glacier Bay. Edmonds, WA: Alaska Northwest Pub. Co., 1986.

Chadwick, Douglas H. "Denali: Alaska's Wild Heart." National Geographic 182, no. 2 (August 1992): 62-86.

Coates, Peter. "Amchitka, Alaska: Toward the Bio-Biography of an Island." Environmental History 1.4 (Oct. 1996): 20-45.

Dunbar, Kurt, and Chris Friday. "Salmon, Seals, and Science: The Albatross and Conservation in Alaska, 1888-1914." Journal of the West 33 (October 1994): 6-13.

Elias, Scott A. The Ice Age History of Alaskan National Parks. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.

Emiliani, Ceasre, William A. Clemens, and L. Gayle Nelms. "Paleoecological Implications of Alaskan Terrestrial Vertebrate Fauna in Latest Cretaceous Time at High Paleolatitudes." Geology 21, no. 12 (December 1993): 1151-1153.

Gay, James Thomas. American Fur Seal Diplomacy: The Alaskan Fur Seal Controversy. New York: P. Lang, 1987.

Laycock, George. "How to Kill a Wolf: Laws to the Contrary, "Mechanical Hawks" Decimate Alaskan Packs." Audubon 92, no. 6 (November 1990): 44-48.

Marincovich, Louie, Jr. "Molluscan Evidence for Early Middle Miocene Marine Glaciation in Southern Alaska." Geological Society of America Bulletin 102, no. 11 (November 1990): 1591-1600.

Monastersky, Richard. "Dinosaurs in the Dark: Recent Fossil Finds in Alaska and Australia Are Raising Questions About How the Dinosaurs Could Have Survived Winters Near the North and South Poles." Science News 133, no. 12 (March 19, 1988): 184-187.

Muir, John. Northwest Passages: From the Pen of John Muir in California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Edited by Scott Lankford. Palo Alto, CA: Tioga Pub. Co., 1988.

Murray, John A., ed. A Republic of Rivers: Three Centuries of Nature Writing from Alaska and the Yukon. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

O'Clair, Rita M. The Nature of Southeast Alaska: A Guide to Plants, Animals, and Habitats. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Northwest Books, 1992.

Post, Austin, and Edward R. LaChapelle. Glacier Ice. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000.

Roppel, Patricia. Salmon from Kodiak: An History of the Salmon Fishery of Kodiak Island, Alaska. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Historical Commission, 1986.

Soos, Frank, and Kesler Woodward, eds. Under Northern Lights: Writers and Artists View the Alaskan Landscape. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000.

Stoker, Sam W., et al. Biological Conditions in Prince William Sound, Alaska: Following the Valdez Oil Spill, 1989-1992. Anchorage, AK: Woodward-Clyde Consultants, 1992.

Vorren, Ornulv. Saami, Reindeer, and Gold in Alaska: The Emigration of Saami from Norway to Alaska. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1994.

Webb, Robert Lloyd. On the Northwest: Commercial Whaling in the Pacific Northwest, 1790-1967, University of British Columbia Press Pacific Maritime Studies, vol. 6. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1988.


Alaska Geographic Society. Alaska's Railroads, Alaska Geographic. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Geographic Society, 1992.

Alaska's Oil, Gas, and Minerals Industry. Edmonds, WA: Alaska Geographic Society, 1982.

Berry, Mary C. The Alaska Pipeline: The Politics of Oil and Native Land Claims. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975.

Black, Lydia T. "Russia's American Adventure: For More Than a Century, Traders from Imperial Russia Pursued Their Dreams in Alaska." Natural History 5, no. 12 (December 1989): 46-58.

Blee, Catherine Holder. Wine, Yaman, and Stone: The Archaeology of a Russian Hospital Trash Pit, Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka, Alaska. Denver, CO: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 1986.

Boehnert, Caryl. "Juneau After the Gold Rush: Fighting Dangerous Development." Multinational Monitor 14, no. 3 (March 1993): 9-13.

California History. "Alaska Gold: Life on the New Frontier." California History 77 (Summer 1998): 90-92.

Campbell, Lawrence James, et al. Skagway: A Legacy of Gold. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Geographic, 1992.

Cicchetti, Charles J. "The Route Not Taken: The Decision to Build the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and the Aftermath." American Enterprise 4, no. 5 (September/October 1993): 38-46.

Coates, Peter A. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Controversy: Technology, Conservation, and the Frontier. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 1991.

Cohen, Stan. Gold Rush Gateway, Skagway and Dyea, Alaska. Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 1986.

Cole, Terrence. Crooked past: The History of a Frontier Mining Camp, Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Press, 1991.

Davidson, Art. In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez: The Devastating Impact of the Alaska Oil Spill. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1990.

Fahy, Neil E. San Mateo County Sourdoughs in the Klondike and Nome Gold Rushes of 1896-1900. San Mateo, CA: San Mateo County Historical Association, 1988.

Gallagher, Thomas J., and Anthony F. Gasbarro. "The Battles for Alaska: Planning in America's Last Wilderness." Journal of the American Planning Association 55, no. 4 (Autumn 1989): 433-445.

Gates, Michael. Gold at Fortymile Creek: Early Days in the Yukon. Vancouver: UBC Press, 1994.

Gharst, Michael, ed. "The Klondike Journal of William Mann." Pacific Northwest Forum 8 (Winter/Spring 1995): 5-28.

Keeble, John. "A Parable of Oil and Water: Revisiting Prince William Sound, Four Years After." Amicus Journal 15, no. 1 (Spring 1993): 35-43.

Kirchhoff, M. J. Historic McCarthy: The Town that Copper Built. Juneau, AK: Alaska Cedar Press, 1993.

Krakauer, Jon. "Ice, Mosquitoes and Muskeg--Building the Road to Alaska." Smithsonian 23, no. 4 (July 1992): 102-112.

Lee, Douglas B. "Tragedy in Alaska Waters." National Geographic 176, no. 2 (August 1989): 260-264.

Matsen, Brad. "The Once and Future Spill: In the Wake of 1989's Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Disaster, Has Anything Really Changed?" Audubon 96, no. 4 (July/August 1994).

Mitchell, John G. "Oil on Ice." National Geographic 191.4 (April 1997): 104-132.

Naske, Claus-M. "Some Attention, Little Action: Vacillating Federal Efforts to Provide Territorial Alaska with an Economic Base." Western Historical Quarterly 26 (Spring 1995): 37-68.

Norris, Frank. "Preserving the Klondike Gold Rush Legacy." CRM No. 9 (1998): 14-16.

O'Neill, Dan. "Project Chariot: How Alaska Escaped Nuclear Excavation." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 45, no. 10 (December 1989): 28-38.

Roppel, Patricia. Fortunes from the Earth: An History of the Base and Industrial Minerals of Southeast Alaska. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, 1991.

Spence, Clark G. The Northern Gold Fleet: Twentieth-Century Gold Dredging in Alaska. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1996.

Spencer, Page. White Silk and Black Tar: A Journal of the Alaska Oil Spill. Minneapolis: Bergamot Books, 1990.

Strohmeyer, John. Extreme Conditions: Big Oil and the Transformation of Alaska. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

Szatmari, Peter. "Role of Modern Climate and Hydrology in World Oil Preservation." Geology 20, no. 12 (December 1992): 1143-1147.

Williams, Ted. "Alaska's Rush for the Gold." Audubon 95, no. 6 (November/December 1993): 50-5.

Williss, George F. "It Is a Hard Country, Though": Historic Resource Study, Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 1986.

Woods, Thomas J. "Alaskan Oil and Gas Prospects: Boom or Bust?" Oil and Gas Journal 92, no. 7 (February 14, 1994): 91-95.


Catton, Theodore. Inhabited Wilderness: Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1997.

Cook, Gregory F. "The Public Trust Doctrine in Alaska." Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation 8 (1993): 1-49.

Cronon, William. "Kennecott Journey: The Paths Out of Town." In William Cronon, George Miles, and Jay Gitlin, eds., Under an Open Sky: Rethinking America's Western Past. New York, W.W. Norton & Company, 1992.

Durbin, Kathie. Tongass: Pulp Politics and the Fight for the Alaska Rain Forest. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1999.

Fields, Leslie Leyland. The Entangling Net: Alaska's Commercial Fishing Women Tell Their Lives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Haycox, Steven W. and Mary Childers Mangusso, eds. An Alaska Anthology: Interpreting the Past. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996.

Haycox, Stephen. Frigid Embrace: Political Economy and Environment in Modern Alaska. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press, 2000.

John, Betty, ed. Libby: the Alaskan Diaries and Letters of Libby Beaman, 1879-1880. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989.

Levi, Stephen C. "Labor History and Alaska." Labor History 30, no. 4 (Fall 1989): 595-608.

Mercier, Francois Xavier. Recollections of the Yukon: Memoirs from the Years 1868-1885. Translated by Linda Finn Yarborough. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Historical Society, 1986.

Muir, John. Letters from Alaska. Ed. by Robert Engberg and Bruce Merrell. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1993.

Norris, Frank. "A Lone Voice in the Wilderness: The National Park Service in Alaska, 1917-1969." Environmental History 1.4 (Oct. 1996): 66-76.

Smith, E. Valerie. "The Black Corps of Engineers and the Construction of the Alaska (ALCAN) Highway." Negro History Bulletin 51, no. 1 (December 1993): 22-38.

Stone, Thomas. Miners' Justice: Migration, Law, and Order on the Alaska-Yukon Frontier, 1873-1902, American University Studies. Series XI, Anthropology/Sociology, vol. 34. New York: P. Lang, 1988.

Underdal, Stanley J. "John Quincy Adams and American Continental Expansion." Journal of the West 31, no. 3 (July 1992): 27-38.

Webb, Melody. The Last Frontier: A History of the Yukon Basin of Canada and Alaska. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1985.