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The eloquence of Frederick Jackson Turner

by Ronald H. Carpenter

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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932.,
    • Historiography -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Ronald H. Carpenter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.5.T83 C37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination230 p. ;
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3166384M
      ISBN 100873280784
      LC Control Number83008370

      Frederick Jackson Turner () "The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development.". One of the most influential and important books written about the impact of frontier life on a transplanted civilization. Reprinted from original edition, this edition lucidly reflects Jackson's thoughts on the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration and westward expansion. A classic for students, teachers, and general readers.5/5(1).

      Frederick Jackson Turner’s famous frontier thesis argued that through the Westward expansion came the formation of the first “American” people. Turner’s essay, presented around , strongly correlates with the upheaval ’s. The shaping of the new American nation through the westward settlement can be later linked to economic troubles, labor struggles, and a rise in democracy and. American historian Frederick Jackson Turner () is regarded as one of the greatest writers of United States history. Several of his concepts caused a virtual rewriting of American history in the early 20th century. Frederick Jackson Turner was born on Nov. 14, , in Portage, Wis., a rural town populated by a variety of European.

      Frederick Jackson Turner. Frontier Thesis "The emergence of western history as an important field of scholarship can best be traced to the famous paper Frederick Jackson Turner delivered at a meeting of the American Historical Association in It was entitled . The Eloquence of FrederickJ ackson Turner (San Marino, CA, ). Among those who defended the Turnerian vision, Ray Allen Billington was by far the most stalwart and energetic; see his America's Frontier Heritage, as well as his biography of Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner.


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Eloquence of Frederick Jackson Turner. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederick Jackson Turner; Frederick Jackson Turner; Frederick Jackson Turner: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ronald H Carpenter.

Full Description: "This book contains four essays by and about Frederick Jackson Turner (), the Wisconsin-born historian whose ideas and writings have had such a profound impact upon the way Americans view their past, and their place in the world.

It is a book not only for the scholar and teacher (who will find it both useful and incisive), but also for the mythic "general reader. Rereading Frederick Jackson Turner: "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" and Other Essays by Frederick Turner and John Mack Faragher | Feb 8, out of 5 stars 5.

Frederick Jackson Turner (Novem – Ma ) was an American historian during the early 20th century, based at the University of Wisconsin untiland then at Harvard. He was known primarily for his “Frontier Thesis.” He trained many PhDs who became well-known historians. He promoted interdisciplinary and quantitative methods, often with an emphasis on the mater: University of Wisconsin (A.B.).

Frederick Jackson Turner has 43 books on Goodreads with ratings. Frederick Jackson Turner’s most popular book is The Frontier in American History. Turner, Frederick Jackson" "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" Excerpted from The Frontier in American History.

Originally published in In a then little-known historian named Frederick Jackson Turner (–) delivered an address at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago that changed the way Americans thought about the American character and the conquest.

Looking for books by Frederick Jackson Turner. See all books authored by Frederick Jackson Turner, including The Frontier in American History, and Shaping the American Character: The Significance of the Frontier in American History, and more on Frederick Jackson Turner, American historian known for the ‘frontier thesis,’ which held that the American character was decisively shaped by conditions on the frontier, the settling of which engendered such traits as self-reliance, individualism, inventiveness, restless energy, mobility, materialism, and optimism.

The Eloquence of Frederick Jackson Turner by Ronald H. Carpenter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Frederick Jackson TURNER ( - ) Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S.

historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed that American democracy was profoundly shaped by the existence of an undeveloped frontier area from the founding through the s. Frederick Jackson Turner (Novem –Ma ) was distinguished more for a seminal idea than for any particular work.

He received his PhD at Johns Hopkins University inand taught first at the University of Wisconsin from to then at Harvard until   When Frederick Jackson Turner proposed his “frontier thesis” ina great epoch of American history was drawing to a close. An obscure Government census pamphlet had noted that the.

Frederick Jackson Turner, –, American historian, b. Portage, Wis. He taught at the Univ. of Wisconsin from to except for a year spent in graduate study at Johns Hopkins. From to he taught at Harvard, and later he was research associate at the Henry E. Huntington Library. "Frederick Jackson Turner's Frontier Thesis and Its Critics" - Wilfred M.

McClay - Duration: Hillsdale College 4, views. Frederick Jackson Turner, professor and historian, became a leading scholar after he published, in"The Significance of the Frontier in American History," his revolutionary thesis that American society owed its distincitve characteristics to experience with an undeveloped frontier.

The Frederick Jackson Turner Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to the author of a first scholarly book dealing with The Frederick Jackson Turner Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to the author of a first scholarly book dealing with.

Perhaps no American historian stirs a more impassioned response than Frederick Jackson Turner. His ideas about the western frontier were both admired and maligned, sparking controversy across decades.

He wasn’t the first American to call attention to the frontier, but he was the first to say outright that the frontier. The frontier in American culture: an exhibition at the Newberry Library, Aug - January 7, by Richard White (); The progressive historians: Turner, Beard, Parrington by Richard Hofstadter (Book); Frederick Jackson Turner: historian, scholar, teacher by Ray Allen Billington (Book).

This is the best video bibliography of Frederick Jackson Turner I have ever seen. Edited from the PBS program SOC "The First Measured Century " [ht. Frederick Jackson Turner () presented an essay at the World's Fair in Chicago in"The Significance of the Frontier in American History", that would ultimately be published with 12 supporting articles in the book The Frontier in American History.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: It has been more than a century since Frederick Jackson Turner first read his paper “The Significance of the Frontier in American History” before an audience of some two hundred historians assembled in Chicago for the “World’s Columbian Exposition,” the celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of Europeans’ discovery of the Americas.