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  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

Turner writes a revisionist history of the moving western frontier in American history. He starts with the fringes of the original thirteen colonies and puts his spin on America's westward expansion. Read full review

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User Review  - Eric Whoosis - Goodreads

This essay was presented to advance the theory on how the idea of the frontier shaped the American culture. It reads like a bad textbook, and it seems like the author had already concluded that his ... Read full review

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