Professor scrutinizes net value of the Alaska purchase
University of Iowa Professor David Barker set out to find an example of one of the great real estate deals in history to present to his students.
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#1 Dec 4, 2009
Selected lines from Alasa Journal of Commerce.
"The price of Alaska would have to have been much less than the price paid: perhaps negative," -
The price of Alaska? was/is negative to the Alaskan people. The price the Alaskans paid?: poverty.
"while Barker isn't convinced Alaska was a good deal" -
The deal? alienate the Alaskan people.
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