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Inhabited Wilderness: Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska

Series: New American West Series

By: Theodore Catton

287 pages, B/w photos, 2 maps

University of New Mexico Press

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #68210 | ISBN: 0826318274
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #68209 | ISBN: 0826318266
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About this book

Explores Alaska's vast national-park system and the evolution of wildnerness concepts in the twentieth century. The author explores the idea of 'inhabited wilderness', which culminated in the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act in 1980.


Contents

Land reborn -- The privileged and the dispossessed -- Fallen indians -- "A game country without rival in America" -- The saga of the seventy-mile kid -- Bob Marshall's Alaska -- The lost tribe -- "We Eskimos would like to join the Sierra Club".

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