Wisconsin Witness to Frederick Jackson Turner

Wisconsin Witness to Frederick Jackson Turner : A Collection of Essays on the Historian and the Thesis (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Wisconsin Witness to Frederick Jackson Turner: A Collection of Essays on the Historian and the Thesis One of the earliest reviews of the global application of the Turner thesis was that of Carl Russell Fish, published in 1917 in the first volume of the Magazine of History. The Frontier, A World Problem still states the case effectively, and has piqued the imagination of scholars from the frontiers of Western Canada to Eastern Siberia. A systematic analysis of the frontier thesis and an apology for its utility was contributed by Schafer in 1933, shortly after Turner's death. Turner's Frontier Philosophy is perceptive and well written, stressing the role of the frontier in holding the diverging sections together as long as it did. A later contri burion by Schafer, Some Facts Bearing on the safety-valve Theory, will be remembered as the fuse which ignited a sharp exchange of opinion, which Turner himself would probably have tremendously enjoyed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243213581
  • 9780243213580