Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner: The Significance of the Frontier in American History, and Other Essays / Edition 1

Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner: The Significance of the Frontier in American History, and Other Essays / Edition 1

by Frederick Turner
     
 

Frederick Jackson Turner is often considered to be the most influential American historian of the century, and his views continue to shape the controversial field of Western American history. In this book, John Mack Faragher introduces and comments on ten of Turner's most significant essays, concluding with a comment on the recent debate over Turner's legacy… See more details below

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Frederick Jackson Turner is often considered to be the most influential American historian of the century, and his views continue to shape the controversial field of Western American history. In this book, John Mack Faragher introduces and comments on ten of Turner's most significant essays, concluding with a comment on the recent debate over Turner's legacy and his effect on Americans' understanding of their national character.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300075939
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
3.86(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.77(d)

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