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Antonson, Joan M. and William S. Hanable. "Alaska's Heritage." Anchorage: Alaska Historical Commission, 1985.

Arnold, Robert. "Alaska Native Land Claims." Anchorage: Alaska Native Foundation, 1976.

Atwood, Evangeline. "Frontier Politics: Alaska's James Wickersham." Portland, Ore.: Binford and Mort, 1979.

Borneman, Walter R. "Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land." New York: HarperCollins, 2003.

Bowkett, Gerald. "Reaching for a Star." Fairbanks: Epicenter Press, 1989.

Brooks, Alfred Huse. "Blazing Alaska's Trails." Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1973.

Case, David S. "Alaska Natives and American Laws." Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1984.

Cole, Terrence. "Blinded by Riches: The Permanent Funding Problem and the Prudhoe Bay Effect." Anchorage: Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage. 2004.

Crain, Melvin. "Governance for Alaska: Some Aspects of Representation." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern California, 1957.

Fischer, Victor. "Alaska's Constitutional Convention." Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1975.

Fitch, Edwin M. "The Alaska Railroad." New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1967.

Gruening, Ernest, ed. "An Alaskan Reader 1867-1967." New York: Meredith Press, 1966.

Gruening, Ernest, "Many Battles: The Autobiography of Ernest Gruening." New York: Liveright, 1973.

Gruening, Ernest. "The State of Alaska." New York: Random House, 1954.

Harrrison, Gordon Scott. "Alaska's Constitution: A Citizen's Guide." Juneau: Alaska Legislative Affairs Agency, 2003.

Haycox, Stephen. "Alaska: An American Colony." Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.

Hinckley, Ted C. "The Americanization of Alaska, 1867-1897." Palo Alto, Calif.: Pacific Books, Publishers. 1972.

Hunt, William R. "Alaska: A Bicentennial History." New York: W.W. Norton, 1976.

Johnson, Robert David. "Ernest Gruening and the American Dissenting Tradition." Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Lautaret, Ronald. "Alaskan Historical Documents Since 1867." Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 1989.

McBeath, Gerald A. and Thomas A. Morehouse. "Alaska Politics & Government." Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

McBeath, Gerald A. and Thomas A. Morehouse. "The Dynamics of Alaska Native Self-Government." Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1980.

Mitchell, Donald Craig. "Take My Land, Take My Life: The Story of Congress' Historic Settlement of Alaska Native Land Claims, 1960-71." Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2002.

Mitchell, Donald Craig. "Sold American: The Story of Alaska Natives and Their Land, 1867-1959." Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2003.

Naske, Claus-M. "A History of Alaska Statehood." Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1985.

Naske, Claus-M and Herman E. Slotnick. "Alaska: A History of the 49th State." Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1979.

Naske, Claus-M. "Edward Lewis Bob Bartlett of Alaska: A Life in Politics." Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1979.

Naske, Claus-M., John S. Whitehead and William Schneider. "Alaska Statehood, the Memory of the Battle and the Evaluation of the Present by Those Who Lived It: An Oral History of the Remaining Actors in the Alaska Statehood Movement." Fairbanks: Alaska Statehood Commission, 1981.

Nichols, Jeannette Paddock. "Alaska: A History of its Administration, Exploitation and Industrial Development during its First Half-Century under the Rule of the United States." Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1924.

Rogers, George W. "The Future of Alaska: Economic Consequences of Statehood." Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1962.

Skinner, Ramona Ellen. "Alaska Native Policy in the Twentieth Century." New York: Garland Publishing, 1997.

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