University of Alaska PRESS

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6 x 9, 204 pages, illustrations, maps, appendices, glossary, notes, index

Format: cloth

Price: $29.00

1989, Alaska History Series, no. 32

Round the World Voyage of Hieromonk Gideon 1803-1809 - The

by Black, Lydia T.



An account of Hieromonk Gideon (Gavriil Fedotov), who was charged with inspecting the Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska and Kamchatka in the early 19th century. Gideon's reports provide invaluable historical details about Russian America and represent the first in-depth description of the Alutiiq-speaking people of Kodiak Island, Alaska.

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