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Westward expansion; a history of the American frontier

Ray Allen Billington

Westward expansion; a history of the American frontier

by Ray Allen Billington

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Published by Macmillan, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B60-10371) 1960.

Statementby Ray Allen Billington with the collaboration of the late James Blaine Hedges.
The Physical Object
Pagination933p.,25cm
Number of Pages933
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21118595M

When it appeared in , the first edition of Ray Allen Billington's 'Westward Expansion' set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions. This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth edition, with a new 5/5(1). Westward Expansion & the Frontier. Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West. Tom Clavin. Paperbound. $ $ Add to Cart. THE PROMISE OF THE GRAND CANYON: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West and a Hidden History of the American West. D. Wolman & J. Smith. Hardbound. $ .

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When it appeared inthe first edition of Ray Allen Billington's Westward Expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions. This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth edition, with a new introduction Cited by: When it appeared inthe first edition of Ray Allen Billington's Westward Expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions.

This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth edition, with a new introduction and additional/5. It is still a massively significant book, mostly because of its detailed sweep of the history of the westward movement that it relates.

It begins with an explanation of the "Frontier Thesis" first crafted by Frederick Jackson Turner inwith its emphasis on American exceptionalism and subjugation of the North American continent/5. A suggested list of literary criticism on 's Westward Expansion ().

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Historical fiction chapter books like will give children more understanding about life traveling west or life as a settler in the west. Unfortunately, there aren’t many chapter books on the westward expansion (that I know of) from the Native American perspective.

If you know of any titles, please let me know in the comments. PRINTABLE LIST. OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: maps ; 25 cm: Contents: The frontier hypothesis --Europe's first frontier, --The southern frontier, --The northern frontier, --The Old West, --The French barrier, --British western policy, --Settlement crosses the mountains, --The West in the American.

The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American westward expansion since the colonial era. Enormous popular attention in the media focuses on the second half of the 19th century, a period sometimes called the Old West, or the Wild defined by Hine and Faragher, "frontier history tells the Date: c - Westward Expansion Book List.

Explore uncharted territory in the American frontier with the characters in these historical fiction books. Along with each book you can find free teaching resources, such as lesson plans, extension activities, book talks and discussion questions at Created by Scholastic Teacher Consultant Michelle Higgins, an elementary.

Westward Expansion: A History of the American Frontier Ray Allen Billington, James Blaine Hedges Macmillan Company, - Mississippi River Valley - pages. When it appeared inthe first edition of Ray Allen Billington's Westward Expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions.

This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth edition, with a new introduction and additional. Westward expansion; a history of the American frontier by Ray Allen Billington,Macmillan, Collier-Macmillan edition, in English - 3rd by:   Westward Expansion: A History of the American Frontier Billington, Ray Allen (with the collaboration of the late James Blaine Hedges): 4th edition: New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., pp., Publication Date: March 4, Get this from a library.

Westward expansion: a history of the American frontier. [Ray Allen Billington; Martin Ridge] -- Although the text sets out the remarkable story of the American frontier, which became, almost from the beginning, an archetypal narrative of the new American nation's successful expansion, the.

American HistoryExpansion & Reform Great for History Get the best books, eBooks, articles, media and open access sources on American History. American frontier, in United States history, the advancing border that marked those lands that had been settled by Europeans.

It is characterized by the westward movement of European settlers from the original Atlantic coast in the early 17th century to the Far West .When it appeared inthe first edition of Ray Allen Billington's Westward Expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions.

This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth edition, with a new 5/5(1).The frontier – the point at which settled territory met unoccupied land – began at Jamestown and Plymouth Rock. It moved in a westward direction for nearly years through densely forested wilderness and barren plains until the decennial census of revealed that at last the United States no longer possessed a discernible line of settlement.