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The Significance of the Frontier in American History By Frederick Jackson Turner

The Significance of the Frontier in American History
by Frederick Jackson Turner

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Aims to mark a turning point in US history and culture. This work argues that the nation's expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between civilization and wilderness, which - for better or worse - lies at the heart of American identity today.
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The Significance of the Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner

This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation's expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between civilization and wilderness, which - for better or worse - lies at the heart of American identity today.

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About Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner (1861 - 1932) is widely regarded as 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.

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GOR001046230
The Significance of the Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner
Frederick Jackson Turner
Penguin Great Ideas
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2008-08-07
128
0141036710
9780141036717
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