The Frontier in American History
1kg Limited, 2015 - 388 halaman
Excerpt from The Frontier in American History
But the larger part of what has been distinctive and valuable in America's contribution to the history of the human spirit has been due to this nation's peculiar experience in extending its type of frontier into newjegions; and in creating peaceful swim new ideals in the successive vast and differing geographic provinces which together make up the United States. Directly or indirectly these experiences shaped the life of the Eastern as well as the Western States, and even reacted upon the Old World and inﬂuenced the direction of its thought and its progress. This experience has been fundamental in the eco nomic, political and social characteristics of the American people and in their conceptions of their destiny.
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - abeckert23 - LibraryThing
I picked this up for a conventional history book. Not looking for anything crazy, just to fill in some of the gaps between the colonies and the wild west. Fairly white-washed, but not unusual for the time it was written. good for what it is. Baca ulasan lengkap
LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - JVioland - LibraryThing
A seminal work in American historical research, Turner's view is controversial today. It certainly was affirmed by the vast majority of Americans when initially published - but we're in the "America ... Baca ulasan lengkap