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

 
 
 
 
Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner:
Author: Frederick Turner
ISBN 13: 9780300075939
ISBN 10: 300075936
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 1999-02-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 276
List Price: $28.00
 
 

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.