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The new country : a social history of the American frontier, 1776-1890 / Richard A. Bartlett.


New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
ISBN 0195017382, 9780195017380

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Subjects Economic history.
États-Unis -- Conditions économiques.
États-Unis -- Conditions sociales.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Frontier.
Social history.
USA.
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States.
Vie des pionniers -- États-Unis.
Description viii, 487 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-473) and index.
Contents I. This land is ours: the sweep across the continent -- Some myths of the American frontier -- The problem of the Native American -- The sweep across the continent: first phase -- Ownership and order: land legislation and provision for government -- The sweep across the continent: final phase -- II. The people -- The basic mix -- Basic traits and new ingredients -- III. Agriculture: the basic endeavor -- Farming the Appalachian frontier -- Farming the Middle West and South -- Far Western farmers and cattlemen -- IV. Despoilment: the rape of the new country -- Destruction and construction by nature and man -- Far Western spoliation -- V. Transportation -- Travel by road -- Water routes and railroads -- VI. New country society -- Men, women, and families -- Society beyond the family -- VII. The urban frontier -- VIII. From new country to settled country.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1069434
(OCoLC)ocm01069434
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WorldCat Identities Bartlett, Richard A.
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