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Author White, Richard.

Title The Frontier in American Culture
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (145 pages)
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
Summary 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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Subject Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 -- Exhibitions.
Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932 -- Exhibitions.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Form Electronic book
Author Grossman, James R.
Limerick, Patricia Nelson, 1951-
ISBN 0520915321