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Billington, Ray Allen 1903-1981

Overview
Works: 166 works in 844 publications in 4 languages and 27,846 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Diaries  Personal narratives  Biography  Textbooks  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Composer, Publishing director
Classifications: E179.5, 973
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Publications about Ray Allen Billington
Publications by Ray Allen Billington
Publications by Ray Allen Billington, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ray Allen Billington
Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
101 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,305 libraries worldwide
Discusses the colonial frontier, the trans-Appalachian frontier, the trans-Mississippi frontier. The geographic continuity is stressed
The Far Western frontier, 1830-1860 by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
47 editions published between 1956 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 2,815 libraries worldwide
This history presents a pageant of westward exploration, military conquest, commercial penetration, exploitation and settlement. It also considers the various types of frontiersmen, fur trappers, missionaries, Mormons, forty-niners, etc., and their types of adjustment to the new environment
America's frontier heritage by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
55 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
Analysis of the attitudes and behavioral traits judged to be most distinctively "American" by European travelers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Weighs the pros and cons of Frederick Jackson Turner's "frontier thesis."
The Protestant Crusade, 1800-1860 : a study of the origins of American nativism by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
51 editions published between 1938 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,791 libraries worldwide
Land of savagery/land of promise : the European image of the American frontier in the nineteenth century by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
Frederick Jackson Turner: historian, scholar, teacher by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
19 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
The reinterpretation of early American history; essays in honor of John Edwin Pomfret by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
26 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
Ten historians' contribution of articles reviewing past accomplishments in the field, define current problems, and suggest guidelines for future research. For contents, see Author Catalog
The frontier thesis: valid interpretation of American history? by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
27 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
The journals of Charlotte Forten Grimké by Charlotte L Forten( Book )
18 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
A young black woman's reactions to the white world of the Civil War era
The making of American democracy; readings and documents by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
20 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
America's frontier story; a documentary history of westward expansion by Martin Ridge( Book )
16 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
The American frontier by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
41 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
The westward movement in the United States by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
15 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
The genesis of the frontier thesis : a study in historical creativity by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
The historian's contribution to Anglo-American misunderstanding; report of a Committee on National Bias in Anglo-American History Textbooks by Committee on National Bias in Anglo-American History Textbooks( Book )
20 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
People of the plains and mountains; essays in the history of the West. Dedicated to Everett Dick by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
9 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 libraries worldwide
America's frontier culture ; three essays by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 libraries worldwide
"Dear Lady": the letters of Frederick Jackson Turner and Alice Forbes Perkins Hooper, 1910-1932 by Frederick Jackson Turner( Book )
7 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 libraries worldwide
The United States; American democracy in world perspective by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
11 editions published between 1947 and 1974 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
American history after 1865 by Ray Allen Billington( Book )
34 editions published between 1950 and 1983 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Essays on educational theory written in the 1800s record the beliefs of many influential figures on the topics of public education and democracy
 
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Alternative Names
Billington, R. A.
Billington, Ray A.
Billington, Ray A. 1903-
Billington, Ray A. 1903-1981
Billington, Ray A. (Ray Allen), 1903-
Billington, Ray Allen
Ray Allen Billington American historian
Ray Allen Billington Amerikaans historicus (1903-1981)
ビリントン, R. A
Languages
English (558)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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