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Hannah Breece

Born in Pennsylvania in1859, Hannah Breece taught on Indian reservations in midwest America before accepting a government post to teach in Alaska.
Jane Jacobs is the author of several books, including the Death And Life of Great American Cities, Cities And The Wealth of Nations, and most recently, the bestselling Systems of Survival. She lives in Toronto.

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A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska
Written by Hannah Breece
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 1997
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-77633-8 (0-679-77633-8)

When Hannah Breece came to Alaska in 1904, it was a remote lawless wilderness of prospectors, murderous bootleggers, tribal chiefs, and Russian priests.  She spent fourteen years educating Athabascans, Aleuts, Inuits, and Russians with the stubborn generosity of a born teacher and the clarity of an original and independent mind.  Jane Jacobs, Hannah's... Read more





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