Trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850 (Book, 2008) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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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:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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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
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rohrbough, Malcolm J.
Trans-Appalachian frontier.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608428242
Online version:
Rohrbough, Malcolm J.
Trans-Appalachian frontier.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609249059
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm J Rohrbough
ISBN: 9780253349323 025334932X 9780253219329 0253219329
OCLC Number: 122337925
Description: xiv, 675 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The struggle for security --
The search for stability --
Security and stability in the territory Northwest of the Ohio --
The reach of government and the authority of law spread across the western country --
Diverse economies moving toward commercial ends --
Many varied societies emerge across the western country --
Across the old northwest and into Missouri --
The flowing of the cotton frontier --
Florida: a sectional frontier --
Arkansas: a frontier more west than south --
The new countries of Alabama and Mississippi: a frontier more south than west --
The last frontier of the old northwest: Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin --
Villages, towns, and cities spread across the western country --
Changing political patterns across three generations --
The trans-Appalachian west and the nation.
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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