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Seward's folly : a new look at the Alaska Purchase  Cover Image Book Book

Seward's folly : a new look at the Alaska Purchase / Lee A. Farrow.

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  • ISBN: 9781602233034
  • ISBN: 1602233039
  • Physical Description: xiii, 225 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Some mysterious sympathy: the foundations of friendship -- Evident advantages: origins and objectives -- Seward's chimerical project: public reaction and ratification -- No longer Russian America: taking possession of Alaska -- Paying for the "new national ice-house": approval and appropriation -- Very uneasy and vexed: international reactions to the purchase -- That snow-bound wilderness: from treaty to territory.
Subject: Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872.
Alaska > Annexation to the United States.
United States > Foreign relations > Russia.
Russia > Foreign relations > United States.

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Homer Public Library AK 327.73 FAR (Text) 000138492 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Available -

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