Frederick Jackson Turner and the Democratization of the Electronic Frontier
- Antiques. Garrett, Wendell // Magazine Antiques;Nov82, Vol. 122 Issue 5, p1025
The author focuses on how the westward expansion shaped the U.S. civilization. He also says that the extension westward turned the U.S. republic into a transcontinental power. The author also agrees with historian Frederick Jackson Turner on how the western exploration created the institutions...
- A tent on the porch. McClay, Wilfred M. // American Heritage;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p88
Explains how historian Frederick Jackson Turner's famous paper `The Significance of the Frontier in American History' expressed a conflict in the American psyche. Turner's thesis; Profile of Turner; More.
- Frederick Jackson Turner & the vanishing frontier. Kyff, Robert // American History Illustrated;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p52
Discusses how on the evening of July 12, 1893, University of Wisconsin professor Frederick Jackson Turner delivered the paper `The Significance of the Frontier in American History.' His theory that as Americans moved across the continent, harsh conditions of the frontier influenced their values...
- BEATING A DEAD HORSE?: THE CONTINUING PRESENCE OF FREDERICK JACKSON TURNER IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND WESTERN HISTORY. Hutton, T.R.C. // International Social Science Review;2002, Vol. 77 Issue 1/2, p47
Focuses on the continuing presence of Frederick Jackson Turner in the environmental and western history of the U.S. Role of western movement in the foundation of American political institutions and culture; Discussion on the settlement process and civilization on the eastern edge of open land;...
- Turner in his time and ours. Higham, C.L. // Journal of the West;Oct95, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p5
Focuses on American history academician Frederick Jackson Turner and his frontier thesis. Turner as an essayists on the West; Comparison with Karl Marx; Endurance of Turner's theories over the years despite of criticism on his work; Failing of Turner's critics.
- Go West, Old Man: Retirees are Following the Pioneers. Hufman, M. J. // Science & Spirit;Oct2007, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p30
The article reports on the retirees trend heading West, a trend similar to that of wagon-bound pioneers of American history. It discusses that one reason for migration is primarily because the United States offers new and better life. It is also inferred that another reason cited by the retiring...
- Frontier catholicism. Spalding, Thomas W. // Catholic Historical Review;Jul1991, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p470
Focuses on professor Frederick Jackson Turner's paper entitled `The Significance of the Frontier in American History.' Debate in American social and political history; Importance of religion in the development of the frontier; Views on American Catholicism; Conceptualization of churches.
- Continuity and change: Interpreting women in Western history. Riley, Glenda // Journal of the West;Jul93, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p7
Discusses the treatment of the role of women in the evolution of Western history by historians and writers. Developmental style introduced by Frederick Jackson Turner; Revision of writing of Western history; Viewpoints on women and their historical social experience; Works by authors of New...
- Turnerians all: The dream of a helpful history in an intelligible world. Limerick, Patricia Nelson // American Historical Review;Jun95, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p697
Focuses on the effort of Frederick Jackson Turner to demonstrate the weakness of the Frontier Thesis. Difference in form presentation between Frontier Thesis and Frontier Antithesis; Importance of Indian history for the exploration; Comparison with the assertive style of the 1893 frontier...