Alaska at 50

The Past, Present, and Future of Alaska Statehood

Edited by Gregory W. Kimura

Edited by Gregory W. Kimura

Distributed for University of Alaska Press

285 pages | 50 historical images | 6 x 9
Paper $24.95 ISBN: 9781602230811 Published February 2010
E-book $7.00 to $24.95 ISBN: 9781602231085 Published March 2010

In 2009 Alaska celebrates its fiftieth anniversary of U.S. statehood. To commemorate that milestone, Alaska at 50 brings together some of today’s most noteworthy and recognizable writers and researchers to address the past, present, and future of Alaska. Divided into three overarching sections—art, culture, and humanities; law, economy, and politics; and environment, people, and place—Alaska at 50 is written in highly accessible prose. Illustrations and photographs of significant artefacts of Alaska history enliven the text. Each contributor brings a strong voice and prescription for the next fifty years, and the resulting work presents Alaskans and the nation with an overview of Alaska statehood and ideas for future development.

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