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Trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850

Trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850

Author: Malcolm J Rohrbough
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2008
Series: History of the trans-appalachian frontier
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3. edView all editions and formats

The first American frontier lay just beyond the Appalachian Mountains and along the Gulf Coast. Here, successive groups of pioneers built new societies and developed new institutions to cope with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm J Rohrbough
ISBN: 9780253349323 025334932X 9780253219329 0253219329
OCLC Number: 895777743
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 675 p.) maps
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsA Note on Citations, Quotations, Maps, and Place NamesIntroductionPart I. Across the Mountains1. The Struggle for Security2. The Search for Stability3. Security and Stability in the Territory Northwest of the OhioPart II. The Widening Frontier, 1795-18154. The Reach of Government and the Authority of Law Spread across the Western Country5. Diverse Economies Moving toward Commercial Ends6. Many Varied Societies Emerge across the Western CountryPart III. The First Great Migration, 1815-18307. Across the Old Northwest and into Missouri8. The Flowering of the Cotton FrontierPart IV. The Enduring Frontiers9. Michigan: The Great Lakes Frontier10. Florida: A Sectional Frontier11. Arkansas: A Frontier More West than SouthPart V. The Second Great Migration, 1830-185012. The New Counties of Alabama and Mississippi: A Frontier More South than West13. The Last Frontier of the Old Northwest: Illinois, Iowa, and WisconsinPart VI. The Trans-Appalachian West and the Nation14. Villages, Towns, and Cities Spread across the Western Country15. Changing Political Patterns across Three Generations16. The Trans-Appalachian West and the NationNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: History of the trans-appalachian frontier
Responsibility: Malcolm J. Rohrbough


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. . . a library would not be complete without this work. -- Ginette Aley * Alabama Review * . . .[a] classic that has significantly affected how American frontiers are conceived and how frontiers Read more...

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