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The frontier in American culture : an exhibition at the Newberry Library, August 26, 1994 - January 7, 1995

Author: Richard White; Patricia Nelson Limerick; James R Grossman; Newberry Library.
Publisher: Chicago : The Library, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill and General Custer. These and other frontier images pervade our lives, from fiction to films to advertising, where they attach themselves to products from pancake syrup to cologne, blue jeans to banks. Richard White and Patricia Limerick join their inimitable talents to explore our national preoccupation with this uniquely American image. Richard White  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
White, Richard, 1947-
Frontier in American culture.
Chicago : The Library, ©1994
(DLC) 94008534
(OCoLC)30035142
Named Person: Frederick Jackson Turner; Buffalo Bill; Buffalo Bill; Frederick Jackson Turner; Frederick Jackson Turner; Buffalo Bill
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard White; Patricia Nelson Limerick; James R Grossman; Newberry Library.
ISBN: 9780520915329 0520915321 0585115508 9780585115504 9780520088436 0520088433 9780520088443 0520088441
OCLC Number: 44961916
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 116 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Frederick Jackson Turner and Buffalo Bill; The Adventures of the Frontier in the Twentieth Century; Checklist of Materials Exhibited.
Responsibility: essays by Richard White, Patricia Nelson Limerick ; edited by James R. Grossman.

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Log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill and General Custer. These and other frontier images pervade our lives, from fiction to films to advertising, where they attach themselves to products from pancake syrup to cologne, blue jeans to banks. Richard White and Patricia Limerick join their inimitable talents to explore our national preoccupation with this uniquely American image. Richard White examines the two most enduring stories of the frontier, both told in Chicago in 1893, the year of the Columbian Exposition. One was Frederick Jackson Turner's remarkably influential l.

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