Frederick Jackson Turner


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United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

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8) Frederick Jackson Turner, "The Significance of History," in History, Frontier, and Section: Three Essays by Frederick Jackson Turner, ed.
Frederick Jackson Turner saw western populism as a response to the closing of the "safety valve" of cheap land on the frontier.
In "Shooting Star: Daniel Day-Lewis and the Persistent Significance of the Frontier in American History," Cullen links Day-Lewis to Frederick Jackson Turner and the frontier thesis, advancing the master narrative of "U.
In 1893, the closing of the western frontier inspired historian Frederick Jackson Turner to do the same.
IN THE CLOSING DECADE or THE 19TH CENTURY, Frederick Jackson Turner announced his famous thesis on The Significance of the Frontier in American History" Turner claimed that the western frontier of white settlement had been the primary determinant of American history down to his own time, although with the closing of that frontier he foresaw that a new kind of America would emerge.
Frederick Jackson Turner delivered his "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" address to the American Historical Association in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
THIS BOOK WON the 2005 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, among other prizes.
Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Croly, John Dewey, and Walter Rauschenbusch are each represented more than once and Frank Johnson Goodnow, Frederick Jackson Turner, Charles Beard, and Jane Addams also make appearances.
At the end of the day Mackin believes, much in the spirit of Frederick Jackson Turner, over a hundred years ago, that shortages must engender a new approach to property and land if we are to steward our resources for ourselves and future generations.
Among the better known writers are Jefferson, de Tocqueville, Emerson, Muir, Thoreau, Olmsted, Whitman, Theodore Roosevelt, Frederick Jackson Turner, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Veblen, and Henry Wallace.
Impossible Subjects, won the 2005 Frederick Jackson Turner Prize from the Organization of American Historians, the 2004 Littleton-Griswold Prize from the American Historical Association, and the 2004 Theodore Salutous Book Prize from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society.
Como procesos dinamicos, tales fronteras se han visto a manera de motores o forjadores de la historia, mas que nada por el norteamericano Frederick Jackson Turner (y su escuela), que considero la frontera como la encrucijada de la historia norteamericana y, de ahi, del caracter estadounidense: atrevido, individualista, innovador e igualitario (Billington, 1961).
A broad synthesis, the book builds upon the works of Frederick Jackson Turner and Harold Innes to offer a geographic interpretation of early modern British America.
Hofstadter (1916-70) made his reputation in the 1950s by attacking the Progressive historians, notably Frederick Jackson Turner, Charles Beard, and Vernon Parrington, for imagining an America riven by class conflict.
Three decades later, Frederick Jackson Turner articulated his now-famous theory that Americans' most noble instincts (endurance, individualism, and egalitarian impulses), were wrought by the experience of the frontier, already a fading memory.