Title

Turner's Forgotten Frontier: The Old Southwest

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-1990

Department

History

Abstract

Discusses Frederick Jackson Turner's thesis entitled `The Frontier in American History' and the trend that historians followed in the perspective taken on the Southwestern frontier. Emphasis on slavery, the civil war and the postwar conditions; Comments on the treatment of the issue of the American civil war; Reference to historical works and essays concerning the American civil war.

Publication Title

Historian

Volume

52

Issue

4

First Page

602

Last Page

612