Battleground Alaska : fighting federal power in America's last wilderness /

"Alaska, "the most anti-statist of the American states," has for decades provided high-profile flashpoints for battles between environmentalists and promoters of economic development. Haycox argues that Alaskans' strong anti-statist sentiments (deep distrust of and anger towards...

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Author / Creator:Haycox, Stephen W., author.
Imprint:Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2016]
Description:x, 262 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:English
Subject:States' rights (American politics)
Federal government -- United States.
Public lands -- Alaska.
Environmental protection -- Alaska -- History.
Natural resources -- Alaska -- Management -- History.
Wildlife management -- Alaska -- History.
Environmental policy -- Alaska.
Environmental policy -- United States.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy.
Ecology.
Economic history.
Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Federal government.
Natural resources -- Management.
Politics and government.
Public lands.
States' rights (American politics)
Wildlife management.
Alaska -- Politics and government.
Alaska -- Environmental conditions.
Alaska -- Economic conditions.
Alaska.
United States.
History.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10740210
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ISBN:9780700622153
0700622152
9780700622733
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"Alaska, "the most anti-statist of the American states," has for decades provided high-profile flashpoints for battles between environmentalists and promoters of economic development. Haycox argues that Alaskans' strong anti-statist sentiments (deep distrust of and anger towards federal regulation and control) have greatly amplified and exacerbated the tensions and critical volleys fired between these long-feuding camps. A case study in federal-state relations and environmental-development conflict, his book underscores Alaska's unique and volatile place in American politics and imagination"--