Kijk op Boeken Auteur: David & Frank Norris
The ordeal of the Chilkoot Trail has become symbolic of the hardships endured by thousands of gold-seekers during their long journey north to the Yukon's Klondike in 1897-1898. A fascinating event in the history of both Canada and the United States, the stampede over the Chilkoot has raised interest in two other aspects of this remarkable piece of geography—its outstanding natural beauty and its centuries-old significance as a First Nations trading route and homeland. In Chilkoot Trail, Heritage Route to the Klondike, two historians—one from each side of the border—give readers the feeling of what life was like on the trail before, during and after the great Klondike gold rush. ". . . brings new insights about the trail. . . "
• from the foreword by lone J. Christensen, CM "A good, solid narrative. . . packed. . . with a simply outstanding collection of historical photographs. . . "
• from the foreword by William E. Brown, former Alaska Historian, U. S. National Park Service
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