But those who can stomach it are in for a truly riveting portrait of the early American frontier
. If you want to catch up, the first two seasons are out on DVD, and the third will likely be available in early 2007 (HBO and Canadian movie networks will also air a pair of two-hour specials next year).
Hornsby's British Atlantic, American Frontier
is an important addition to this scholarship.
In barely 240 pages of clear and concise prose, accompanied and complemented by a more than a hundred carefully selected illustrations and finely conceived and well-executed maps, the author of British Atlantic, American Frontier
takes a considerable stab at rewriting current interpretations of Atlantic America (from Hudson's Bay to the Caribbean) before 1800, and he does so from an indubitably historical geographical perspective.
Not only has Luchetti organized her material into distinct facets of men's lives on the American frontier
(e.g., "Men on the Overland Crossing," "Gamblers, Lawmen, and Outlaws," "Frontier Hardships," "Beloved Husbands, Faithful Fathers"); to a very large extent, she allows them to tell their own stories.
O'Connor, have corroborated to produce another eclectic anthology that analyzes every facet of the American frontier
portrayed in the print and visual media.
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.
The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier
The truth is that the fervent Protestantism and the penchant for violence of the Bible Belt South are not responses to the American frontier
In the history of Baptists in the South and on the American frontier
, it is tragic to recognize how often attacks have been mounted upon the operation of respectable scholarship and to note how often these debates have been the center of denominational controversy.
Forrestine "Birdie" Cooper was a curious and observant child who grew up on the edge of the American frontier
. Her father was an officer in the Tenth U.S.
Donald shows the reticence of Lincoln to open up to anyone, stemming from his childhood in the American frontier
through to his political life in Washington DC.
In the 1880s, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show permanently etched a romantic image of the American frontier
into the public's imagination.
Based on short stories and novels, this lesson plan presents activities designed to help students understand that in the 19th century, the American frontier
brought both solutions and problems; and fiction writers as well as documentarians have portrayed the American frontier
PERFORMING ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER
, 1870-1906 by Roger A.
A Sweet, Separate Intimacy: Women Writers of the American Frontier