The Frontier in American History

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e-artnow, 10 Mei 2021 - 273 halaman
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The Frontier in American History is a collection of works related to the history of American colonization of Wild West. Turner expresses his views on how the idea of the frontier shaped the American being and characteristics. He writes how the frontier drove American history and why America is what it is today. Turner reflects on the past to illustrate his point by noting human fascination with the frontier and how expansion to the American West changed people's views on their culture. _x000D_ Contents:_x000D_ The Significance of the Frontier in American History_x000D_ The First Official Frontier of the Massachusetts Bay_x000D_ The Old West_x000D_ The Middle West_x000D_ The Ohio Valley in American History_x000D_ The Significance of the Mississippi Valley in American History_x000D_ The Problem of the West_x000D_ Dominant Forces in Western Life_x000D_ Contributions of the West to American Democracy_x000D_ Pioneer Ideals and the State University_x000D_ The West and American Ideals_x000D_ Social Forces in American History_x000D_ Middle Western Pioneer Democracy
 

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Ulasan Pengguna  - abeckert23 - LibraryThing

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. Fairly white-washed, but not unusual for the time it was written. good for what it is. Baca ulasan lengkap

LibraryThing Review

Ulasan Pengguna  - JVioland - LibraryThing

A seminal work in American historical research, Turner's view is controversial today. It certainly was affirmed by the vast majority of Americans when initially published - but we're in the "America ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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PREFACE
The Significance of the Frontier in American History
The First Official Frontier of the Massachusetts
The Old West
The Middle West
The Ohio Valley in American History
The Significance of the Mississippi Valley in American History
The Problem of the West
Dominant Forces in Western Life
Contributions of the West to American Democracy
Pioneer Ideals and the State University
The West and American Ideals
Social Forces in American History
Middle Western Pioneer Democracy

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