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Author Hinckley, Ted C.

Title The canoe rocks : Alaska's Tlingit and the Euramerican frontier, 1800-1912 / Ted C. Hinckley.

Published Lanham : University Press of America, [1996]
©1996

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 UniM Store  Q57570    AVAILABLE
Physical description 458 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. The Tlingit Defeat the Iron Men -- Ch. 2. Blows from the Acculturation Hammer -- Ch. 3. A Double Eagle, a Lion and a Unicorn, and a Bald Eagle -- Ch. 4. Boomers' Dreams and Harsh Realities -- Ch. 5. Firewater and Fire Boats -- Ch. 6. The Army Interlude -- Ch. 7. Power Abhors a Vacuum -- Ch. 8. Bibles, Bullets and Beardslee -- Ch. 9. Construction and Destruction -- Ch. 10. Governors without Uniforms -- Ch. 11. Beasts of Burden, Willing Workers, or What? -- Ch. 12. Urbanization -- Ch. 13. Missionaries and Teachers -- Ch. 14. Preservation Anomalies -- Ch. 15. Ambiguous Allies for Native Rights -- Ch. 16. Sustenance and Symbols -- Ch. 17. A Societal Scrambling -- Ch. 18. Conclusion.
Subject Tlingit Indians -- History -- 19th century.
Tlingit Indians -- Social conditions.
Tlingit Indians -- Government relations.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska -- 19th century.
Alaska -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 076180210X (cloth : alk. paper)