Trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850 (Book, 2007) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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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, 2007.
Series: A 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
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm J Rohrbough
ISBN: 9780253349323 025334932X 9780253219329 0253219329
OCLC Number: 226050137
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Across the Mountains --
1. The Struggle for Security --
2. The Search for Stability --
3. Security and Stability in the Territory Northwest of the Ohio --
Pt. II. The Widening Frontier, 1795-1815 --
4. The Reach of Government and the Authority of Law Spread across the Western Country --
5. Diverse Economies Moving toward Commercial Ends --
6. Many Varied Societies Emerge across the Western Country --
Pt. III. The First Great Migration, 1815-1830 --
7. Across the Old Northwest and into Missouri --
8. The Flowering of the Cotton Frontier --
Pt. IV. The Enduring Frontiers --
9. Michigan: The Great Lakes Frontier --
10. Florida: A Sectional Frontier --
11. Arkansas: A Frontier More West than South --
Pt. V. The Second Great Migration, 1830-1850 --
12. The New Counties of Alabama and Mississippi: A Frontier More South than West --
13. The Last Frontier of the Old Northwest: Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin --
Pt. VI. The Trans-Appalachian West and the Nation --
14. Villages, Towns, and Cities Spread Across the Western Country --
15. Changing Political Patterns across Three Generations --
16. The Trans-Appalachian West and the Nation.
Series Title: A 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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