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- DescriptionThe best assembly of Turner's essays w available. Faragher's introductory and concluding commentaries add considerably to the import of the book. --Stephen Aron, University of California, Los Angeles Still ranks as the most influential piece of writing on American history. --Carlin Roma, Philadelphia Inquirer, A Notable Book of 1994 Faragher's invaluable afterword ...provides a judicious introduction to the issues that divide the revisionist New Western Historians from Turner and his disciples. --Michael Kammen, FanFare 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.
- Author BiographyJohn Mack Faragher is the Arthur Unobskey Professor of American History at Yale University. He is the author of Women and Men on the Overland Trail and Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie, both published by Yale University Press.
- Author(s)Frederick Jackson Turner
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication01/04/1999
- Place of PublicationNew Haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight345 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byJohn Mack Faragher
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition StatementNew edition
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