Frederick Jackson Turner

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Noun1.Frederick Jackson Turner - United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)
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Frederick Turner enlisted in the 10th (Scottish) Battalion, the Kings Liverpool Regiment in 1912.
(4) "The Frontier in American History'' by Frederick Jackson Turner (Digireads, $10): Frederick Turner declared in 1893: "Up to our own day American history has been in a large degree the history of the colonization of the Great West.
Scholars of this era, on the other hand, will find nothing here that they have not encountered elsewhere, particularly in Frederick Turner's fine and concise When the Boys Came Back: Baseball and 1946 (1996).
"Intellectual Justification for Conquest" argues that Harold Innis, who posited the Great Plains as "hinterland" to eastern Canada's "metropolis," and Frederick Turner, who conceptualized the American West as a series of receding frontiers, articulated "the formulas for their respective Wests." (131) Neither placed the Great Plains at the centre of the story, and both believed that First Nations' ways of life could not survive sustained contact with European settlers.
Cumming, GA, May 05, 2013 --( SIGNARAMA, the world's largest sign franchise, announces a new store at 2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Suite 105, under the ownership of Frederick Turner, who lives in nearby Buford.
Jeanette Winterson's review of Frederick Turner's recent book on Tropic of Cancer reignited discussion over Henry Miller s representation of women.
Frederick Turner is a partner in the law firm of Turner Et Turner, located in Tarrytown, N.Y, where his technology practice involves telecommunications and technology-related agreements.
Art historian Donald Kuspit and poet-scholar Frederick Turner provide fascinating background information on the sculptor and his creations.
Wisely, he notes as antecedents the work of John Elder and Frederick Turner and their own turn towards the personal within the professional.
He is taken to recuperate at the house of a colonial official, Frederick Turner. When he visits Hassanali to thank him for his rescue, he meets his sister Rehana and is immediately fascinated by her beautiful eyes and her air of tragedy.