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The frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony

Orlando W. Miller

The frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony

by Orlando W. Miller

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Published by University of Alaska Press in Fairbanks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land settlement -- Alaska -- Matanuska River Valley,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska -- Historiography,
  • Frontier thesis,
  • Matanuska River Valley (Alaska) -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOrlando W. Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD210.M37 M54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679909M
    ISBN 109781602230538
    LC Control Number2008049198
    OCLC/WorldCa263994256

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