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Author Hofstadter, Richard, 1916-1970.

Title Turner and the sociology of the frontier / edited by Richard Hofstadter and Seymour Martin Lipset
Published New York : Basic Books, [1968]


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Description vi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series The Sociology of American history
Sociology of American history.
Contents Introduction / Richard Hofstadter -- The Turner thesis in comparative perspective: an introduction / Seymour Martin Lipset -- The frontier and American institutions: a criticism of the Turner theory / George Wilson Pierson -- The myth of frontier individualism / Mody C. Boatright -- The Turner thesis re-examined / Everett S. Lee -- Social theory and the pioneer / Allan G. Bogue -- Frontier estate builders and farm laborers / Paul W. Gates -- A meaning for Turner's frontier: democracy in the old Northwest / Stanley Elkins / Eric McKitrick -- Comparative studies in frontier history / Marvin W. Mikesell -- A post-mortem on the labor-safety-valve theory / Fred A. Shannon -- The safety-valve doctrine re-evaluated / Norman J. Simler -- Sequential growth, the labor-safety-valve doctrine, and the development of American unionism / George G.S. Murphy / Arnold Zellner
Analysis Frontier and pioneer life United States Historiography
Frontier thesis
Turner, Frederick Jackson 1861-1932
United States Territorial expansion Historiography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Historiography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Frontier thesis.
Frontier and Pioneer Life
Historiography -- ultrasonography
Frontier and Pioneer Life
Frontier and pioneer life
United States -- Historiography.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- Historiography.
United States.
United States.
United States.
Author Lipset, Seymour Martin.
LC no. 68022859