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the line or area separating geopolitical units

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a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country

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an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary

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The classic American frontier tales of good, evil, and lawlessness in Law of the Desert are "The Black Rock Coffin Makers", "Grub Line Rider", "Desert Death Song", "One Last Gun Notch", "Ride, You Tonto Raiders", "War Party", and "Law of the Desert".
Leigh Edwards builds on these themes with an in-depth discussion of Frontier House and the tension between the producers' goal to "debunk myths" about the American Frontier and the lived experiences of the volunteers who cling to the image of the Wild West as the site of freedom and opportunity.
Hurtado's JOHN SUTTER: A LIFE ON THE NORTH AMERICAN FRONTIER (080613772X, $34.
Though French by birth, her sainthood came amid the rugged work of building a community and institutions in Western Indiana in the mid 1800s, then considered the American frontier.
With Deadwood, Milch--whose previous credits include co-creating NYPD Blue--strives to create a portrait of the American frontier coloured with as much authentic grit as he could glean from the history books.
Hornsby's British Atlantic, American Frontier is an important addition to this scholarship.
At left, the storefronts of Koloa look as if they've been lifted from a town on the American frontier.
Not only has Luchetti organized her material into distinct facets of men's lives on the American frontier (e.
Highly recommended for school and community library biography collections for young readers, Zebulon Pike: Explorer And Solider is part of the outstanding Compass Point Books "Signature Lives: American Frontier Era" series and provides an excellent introduction into the life and accomplishments ("Pike's Peak" is named after him) of a man who changed American history with his fearless treks leading expeditions along the Mississippi River and as far west as the Rocky Mountains.
The third chapter tracks the travels of white transcendentalist writer Margaret Fuller to the American Great Lakes in 1843, and reads her "epistemological" quest westward to the American frontier as a hybrid text, a poetic ethnography that blends autobiography, history, critical reading, and a gender and race-based analysis of expansionism.
Bulleit Bourbon was originally produced in Louisville, Kentucky, in the early 1800s and the brand's popularity travelled west with pioneers who settled in the American Frontier.
For example, "Oregon Trail," a computer game that helps children simulate the exploration of the American frontier, teaches students that the pioneers' success in crossing the Great Plains depended most decisively on managing their resources.
The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier JEFFREY A.
The truth is that the fervent Protestantism and the penchant for violence of the Bible Belt South are not responses to the American frontier environment.
In his spare time he maintains his interest in history particularly the American Frontier.
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