The Frontier in American History

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2006 - History - 348 pages
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One of the most influential and important books written about the impact of frontier life on a transplanted civilization. Present volume, reprinted from original 1920 edition, lucidly reflects Jackson's thoughts on the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration and westward expansion. A classic for students and teachers of American history and general readers interested in the many fascinating aspects of American expansion.

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User Review  - 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. Read full review

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User Review  - 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 ... Read full review

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