- Publisher: Harper Collins; BOMC edition (2003)
- ASIN: B003MOBQAE
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
It is an easy to read book, and took me about two weeks to go through.
Though the book could have used more illustrations and perhaps some photographs to assist the reader, Borneman is a good enough storyteller to keep things interesting.
They contain a great deal of interesting information but are a slow read compared to the rest of the book.)
I bought this book before our first summer in Alaska. I've read it cover to cover twice and will likely do so again. I've also given it as a gift several times. Recommend.Published 9 months ago by The Traveler
Written ten years ago this history of Alaska is excellent, especially with regard to the period prior to the modern day as it is a story not often told. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Phil Degnan
This book was an extremely thorough survey of Alaskan history from Pre-Russian settlement through to the modern era of oil. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Chris Moore
This book is packed with great information, nicely told. It will definitely stay on our bookshelf - a real keeper.Published 13 months ago by Martha Folsom
Let's face it; Alaska is a big state in which quite a lot has happened over the centuries. If you are looking to learn a little about many aspects of Alaska's history: political,... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Mark Mangicaro
It took me a long time to read this book. I own a hardback copy, and with 608 pages it lacks the portability of my Kindle, so I often left it at home when my reading time would be... Read morePublished 18 months ago by J. Zartman
Long but well written and with a welcome wit not often found in a history. Wanted to read it before a trip to Alaska and by the time the book was finished was convinced that one... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Annie Bannannie
THIS BOOK IS SO INFORMATIVE AND INSIGHTFUL! IT HAS EVERYTHING YOU WOULD EVER NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALASKA I WILL REREAD THIS BOOK!!Published 22 months ago by wendy