The Frontier in American History (Dodo Press)
By (author) Frederick Jackson Turner
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Frontier in American History (Dodo Press) by Frederick Jackson Turner
Book DescriptionFrederick Jackson Turner (1861-1932) was one of the two most influential American historians of the early 20th century. He is best known for The Significance of the Frontier in American History. As a professor of history at Wisconsin, Turner trained scores of disciples who in turn dominated American history programs throughout the country. His emphasis on the importance of the frontier in shaping American character influenced the interpretation found in thousands of scholarly histories. His model of sectionalism as a composite of social forces, such as ethnicity and land ownership, gave historians the tools to use social history as the foundation of all social, economic and political developments in American history. His essays are collected in The Significance of Sections in American History (1932), which won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1933. Turner's sectionalism thesis had almost as much influence among historians as his frontier thesis. He argued that different ethno-cultural groups had distinct settlement patterns, and this revealed itself in politics, economics and society. His other works include The Character and Influence of the Indian Trade in Wisconsin (1891).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781406567915
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Frederick Jackson Turner
Frontier in American History, Paperback (August 2010)
This 1893 survey ranks among the most important books about the impact of frontier life on U.S. society. It examines the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration, and westward expansion.
Character and Influence of the Indian Trade in Wisconsin (Dodo Press), Paperback / softback (February 2008)
Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner, Paperback (April 1999)» View all books by Frederick Jackson Turner
In this volume, Faragher introduces and comments on ten of Frederick Jackson Turner's most significant essays, concluding with a comment on the debate over Turner's legacy and his effect on Americans' understanding of their national character.
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