Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner: "The Significance of the Frontier in American History", and Other Essays

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Henry Holt & Company, 1995 - History - 255 pages
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The "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" is the best of the lot of this book of Turner's essays on history. Mostly turn of the century adademic boilerplated hyperbole. The commentary by the editor is worth a look. Read full review

Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner: the significance of the frontier in American history, and other essays

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Editor Faragher (history, Yale Univ.) has assembled ten of Turner's writings into one source. One hundred years after Turner's Significance of the Frontier sent a shock wave through academia, his ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

John Mack Faragher is professor of American history and director of the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University.

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