The Significance of the Frontier in American History (Google eBook)
This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation’s expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between civilization and wilderness, which – for better or worse – lies at the heart of American identity today.
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Four Classic Essays By a Noted Historian Collection published by Penguin Classics in 2008. The Significance of the Frontier in American History is a collection of four essays written by noted ... Read full review
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