Lawrence David Weiss

Biography

Lawrence David Weiss PhD has lived in Anchorage Alaska since 1982. He formerly taught sociology and public health at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and has been the executive director of two nonprofit organizations engaged in public health and social policy matters. He is the author of several books and numerous papers on topics such as the economic history of the Navajo people; public health issues, policy, and systems; and Alaska gold rush era history. Weiss is the founder of Kennyhill Publishing Company which was established with a focus on American Southwest and Northwest historical works produced as electronic publications.

Where to find Lawrence David Weiss online

Twitter: kennyhillpubco

Books

Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
Klan Rags: A True Story of Jewish Defiance in 1920s Alabama
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of a Jewish rag dealer in 1920s Huntsville Alabama who defied the local Ku Klux Klan. The Klan was determined to drive him out of town...or worse. Everyone expected blood in the streets. This is a tense but inspirational story with an unanticipated ending.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.

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