Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania

Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania

by Patrick Spero

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812224160
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/09/2018
Series: Early American Studies Series
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 216,559
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library. He is coeditor of The American Revolution Reborn, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Early American Frontiers
Chapter 1. The Hidden Flaw
Chapter 2. Growth Arrives
Chapter 3. The First Frontier Crisis
Chapter 4. Pennsylvania's Apogee
Chapter 5. Becoming a Frontier Country
Chapter 6. Frontier Politics
Chapter 7. The Permanent Frontier
Chapter 8. The British Empire's Frontier Crisis
Chapter 9. Independent Frontiers
Chapter 10. Creating a Frontier Government
Conclusion. Frontiers in a New Nation

Coda. A Note on Frontiers
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments

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