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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Turner's famous frontier hypothesis is enticing but ultimately not congruent with facts on the ground. Industrialization and immigration were more important in the development of the US. Still it is a ... Read full review

Review: The Frontier in American History

User Review  - Goodreads

Turner's famous frontier hypothesis is enticing but ultimately not congruent with facts on the ground. Industrialization and immigration were more important in the development of the US. Still it is a ... Read full review

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