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Washington's History The People, Land, and Events of the Far Northwest

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ISBN-10: 155868641X

ISBN-13: 9781558686410

Edition: 2005

Authors: Harry Ritter

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List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 6/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Map of Washington
Prologue: The Northwest of the Imagination
Futures Past
Beginnings
Native Cultures
Indians of the Plateau
Indians of the Coast
European Contact and Its Impact
Maritime and Overland Exploration of the Northwest
Spanish and Russian Incursions
In the Golden Hind's Wake
From Nootka to Puget Sound
Lewis and Clark
Fur Traders, Pathfinders, and Missionaries
The Maritime Fur Trade
The Nor'Westers and Spokane House
The Hudson's Bay Company
The Astorians
Heralds of Manifest Destiny
Errand into the Wilderness
The Black Robes
Pioneer Settlement
Imperial Tug-of-War
From the Oregon Trail to Elliott Bay
The Birth of Washington Territory
Henry Smith, Governor Stevens, and Chief Seattle
Black Pioneers
From Big Trees to Big Sky: The Early Days of Washington Territory
The Pig War
The Mining Frontier
The Steamboat Era
Chinese Pioneers
The Mosquito Fleet
The Iron Horse and the Vision of Economic Empire
Empire Builders
Great Expectations
Eventful 1889
Fisheries and Canneries
The Timber Harvest
The Good Earth
Of Fire and Forests
Mountaineering on the Pacific
North to Alaska!
Sense and Sensibility
The Twentieth Century and Beyond
The Workman's Frontier
Boeing and the Aviation Revolution
The Washington State Ferries
Mixed Blessing: Taming the Columbia
A Desert Transformed
World War II: The State in a Crucible
The Japanese Internment
The Story of Hanford
Go East, Young Man!
Not So Benign Nature
Scoop and Maggie
The Boldt Decision
WPPSS!
Of Owls and Old-growth Forests
The Gates of Microsoft
Toward the Future
Related Reading
Index
Photo Credits
About the Author