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By Dawn Lea Black,Alexander Petrov

This quantity makes to be had for the 1st time in English a number of basic resource fabrics in relation to the existence and paintings of Natalia Shelikov, a pioneering nineteenth-century Russian-American businesswoman. As a relevant of the Russian-American corporation, Shelikov labored in Alaska, and her enterprise acumen and wide-ranging connections—including the empress of Russia and a swathe of northern leaders—were an important to the expansion of Alaska’s economic system, in addition to to the welfare of the local humans, in whose existence and tradition she took a powerful curiosity. The letters, petitions, and private records provided right here may be crucial for college students of Alaska and nineteenth-century women’s history.

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