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Big Game in Alaska: A History of Wildlife and People

By: Morgan Sherwood

224 pages, 12 halftones

University of Alaska Press

Paperback | Nov 2008 | #176341 | ISBN-13: 9781602230347
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About this book

The development of Alaskan wildlife management is an engrossing saga, and Morgan Sherwood's vivid writing brings to life the people and politics that shaped its course. A symbolic legal confrontation over hunting rights between General Simon Buckner and the Alaska Game Commission is at the center of this story of the conflict between hunters and those concerned for the hunted. Sherwood shows how attitudes and values in the lower forty-eight states affected federal wildlife policies in Alaska.


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Biography

Morgan Sherwood is an independent historian and the author of Alaska and the Pacific Rim and Exploration of Alaska, 1865-1900.

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