Stephen Haycox

Stephen Haycox
Professor of History

PhD, University of Oregon; MA, University of Oregon; BA, Seattle University

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Dr Haycox is an American cultural historian that specializes in the relationship of Alaska to the history of the American West. He is the recipient of the Alaska Governor's Humanities Award (2003), the University of Alaska Edith R Bullock Prize for Excellence (2002), and was named Alaska Historian of the Year (Alaska Historical Society, 2003).

 

 

 Frigid Embrace: Politics, Economics and Environment in AlaskaFrigid Embrace: Politics, Economics, and Environment in Alaska

Since the arrival of white settlers, Alaska has been dependent on the development of successive natural resources-fur, then gold, salmon, copper, timber, and now oil. In Frigid Embrace, Stephen Haycox explores how the drive to extract natural resources has shaped Alaskans' understanding of nature and their relationships with the region's Native people.

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An Alaska Anthology An Alaska Anthology

Twenty-five contemporary scholars explore Alaska's pivotal events, significant themes, and major players, Native, Russian, Canadian, and American. The essays give depth to our understanding and appreciation of Alaskan history from the days of Russian-American Company domination to the threat of nuclear testing by the Atomic Energy Commission.

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 Alaska, an American ColonyAlaska, An American Colony

Alaska has not evolved in a vacuum. It has been part of larger stories: the movement of Native peoples, their contact and accommodation to Western culture, the spread of European political economy to the New World, and the expansion of American capitalism and culture.

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 Alaska ScrapbookAlaska Scrapbook

Alaska's compelling history is featured in this collection of 120 articles and historic photographs.These brief articles cover a span of key events and poignant moments from 1816 to 1998. They highlight the history of the state's indigenous peoples and its many migrants.

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In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909 In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Travelers' Tales, 1879-1909

Offers travel writing by explorers, tourists, adventure seekers, and gold miners who traversed Alaska when it was truly the last frontier.

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A Reference in Time:Alaska Native History Day by Day A Reference in Time: Alaska Native History Day by Day

Supports the history of Alaska Native people, with at least one event for every day of the year. Includes historical and contemporary photos.

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Enlightenment and Exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805 Enlightenment and Exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805

Saluting an era of adventure and knowledge seeking, 15 original essays consider the motivations of European explorers of the Pacific, the science and technology of 18th-century exploration, and the significance of Spanish, French, and British voyages.

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Interpreting Alaska's History: An Anthology Interpreting Alaska's History: An Anthology

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