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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Frontier thesis.,
  • United States -- History.

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Bibliographical footnotes.

StatementWith a foreword by Ray Allen Billington.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE179.5 .T956 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 375 p. ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21048559M

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This book is rightly a seminal American history. Turner relates the histories of the American frontiers (from the thirteen colonies to the settling of what he calls the Middle West (or what we call, today, the American Midwest)) and describes the populations settling, national and local economy and politics of, and the resulting reasons for each frontier. He gives us a picture of /5.   This is an interesting book. Well written, although at times painfully, soddenly dated (and I do not criticize the historic tone of voice nor the apparent biases of this emminent historian--prejudice, in itself, is an important contribution to the understanding of American history as it is learned--), The Frontier in American History develops an original idea of American Cited by: " The Significance of the Frontier in American History " is a seminal essay by the American historian Frederick Jackson Turner which advanced the Frontier Thesis of American history. It was presented to a special meeting of the American Historical Association at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois in , and published later. The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President Location: Currently the United States, historically in .

I picked this up for a conventional history book. Not looking for anything crazy, just to fill in some of the gaps between the colonies and the wild west. The Frontier in American History destiny dominant East eastern economic element England Europe expansion fact fall line farm farmer forces forest free lands French frontier towns /5(4). The American frontier is sharply distinguished from the European frontier—a fortified boundary line running through dense populations. The most significant thing about the American frontier is, that it lies at the hither edge of free land. In the census reports it is treated as the margin of that settlement which has a density of two or more. Book - Americans - McDougall Littel. Ch 1 Exploration and the Colonial Era. The Americas, West Africa and Europe - pg. 4. Spanish North America - pg. Early British Colonies - pg. Colonies come of Age - pg. Ch 2 Revolution and Early Republic. Colonial Resistance and Rebellion - pg.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by:

"The Significance of the Frontier in American History" was written by Frederick Jackson Turner, delivered as a conference paper at the annual meeting of the .   THE FRONTIER IN AMERICAN HISTORY by Frederick Jackson Turner - FULL AudioBook (Part 1 of 2) | GreatestAudioBooks - Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best.   This book is rightly a seminal American history. Turner relates the histories of the American frontiers (from the thirteen colonies to the settling of what he calls the Middle West (or what we call, today, the American Midwest)) and describes the populations settling, national and local economy and politics of, and the resulting reasons for each frontier/5(30). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turner, Frederick Jackson, Frontier in American history. Malabar, Fla.: R.E. Krieger.