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Frontier in American Culture

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ISBN-10: 0520088441

ISBN-13: 9780520088443

Edition: 1994

Authors: Richard White, Patricia Nelson Limerick, James R. Grossman

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Log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill and General Custer. These and other frontier images pervade our lives, from fiction to films to advertising, where they attach themselves to products from pancake syrup to cologne, blue jeans to banks. Richard White and Patricia Limerick join their inimitable talents to explore our national preoccupation with this uniquely American image. Richard White examines the two most enduring stories of the frontier, both told in Chicago in 1893, the year of the Columbian Exposition. One was Frederick Jackson Turner's remarkably influential lecture, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History"; the other took place in William…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/17/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 130
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Richard White MSc (Med Sci) MBChB FRCR Specialty Registrar Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Patricia Nelson Limerick is a professor of history & chair of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

James R. Grossman is Executive Director of the American Historical Association and Associate Faculty in the Department of History at the University of Chicago.

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