Frontier country : the politics of war in early Pennsylvania
In Frontier Country, Patrick Spero addresses one of the most important and controversial subjects in American history: the frontier. Countering the modern conception of the American frontier as an area of expansion, Spero employs the eighteenth-century meaning of the term to show how colonists under...
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania :
University Of Pennsylvania Press,
|Series:||Early American studies.
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- Introduction. Early American frontiers
- Chapter 1. The hidden flaw
- Chapter 2. Growth arrives
- Chapter 3. The first frontier crisis
- Chapter 4. Pennsylvania's apogee
- Chapter 5. Becoming a frontier community
- Chapter 6. Frontier politics
- Chapter 7. The permanent frontier
- Chapter 8. The British Empire's frontier crisis
- Chapter 9. Independent frontiers
- Chapter 10. Creating a frontier government
- Conclusion. Frontiers in a new nation
- Coda. frontiers: meanings, controversies and new evidence.