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Record #173285:

Why Russia sold Alaska: the view from Russia / Andrei V. Grivnev.

Title: Why Russia sold Alaska: the view from Russia / Andrei V. Grivnev.
Author(s): Grivnev, Andrei V.
Date: 2004.
In: Alaska History. (2004.), Vol. 19(1-2) (2004)
Abstract: Discusses Russia's cession of Alaska to US in 1867 and in particular motives of Tsarist government. Reviews historiography and sources. Considers varying views expressed by different individuals and groups on motives such as natural and geographical factors, climate and natural resources, native resistance, economic problems, external threat and military weakness of Russia. Concludes that intricate complex of diverse reasons motivated sale.
Notes:

Alaska History. Vol. 19(1-2) :[1] plate, 1-22 (2004).

Translated by Richard L. Bland.

Keywords: 332.2 -- Land ownership, economic aspects.
342.3 -- Sovereignty.
327 -- International relations.
93 -- History.
93"186" -- 1860-1869.
V -- History.
(*501) -- Russia (Federation).
(*49) -- Alaska.
SPRI record no.: 173285

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