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Alaska Treaty by David Hunter Miller

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Published by Limestone Press in Kingston, Ont .
Written in



  • Alaska,
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union


  • Alaska -- Annexation to the United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby David Hunter Miller.
SeriesAlaska history ;, no. 18
ContributionsUnited States., Russia.
LC ClassificationsE669 .M55 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 221 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3851951M
LC Control Number81170213

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