The History of American Frontier and Its Record in Literary Works

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  • Retnowati Retnowati Bina Nusantara University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/humaniora.v4i1.3457

Keywords:

American history, American frontier, literary works

Abstract

The spirit of frontier brought by the first settlers to America, has changed  in American continent and it was differently applied by the American government, especially when it became the motivation behind the expansion and anexation. This American frontier became the motivation of the American government to rule over the world. In the history of the American expansion, the spirit of American frontier was recorded in the literary works such as poerty, film, and novel.

 

 

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Adams, J. T. (1951). Dictionary of American History Vol II, 2nd ed. New York: Charles

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Blum, J. M., et al. (1984). The National Experience, part two: a History of the United States since 1865, 6th ed. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers.

Bridgewater, W., & Sherwood, E. J. (1935). The Colombia Encyclopedia, 2nd ed. New York: Colombia University Press.

Smith, H. N. (1950). Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth. New York: Vintage Books.

Turner, F.J. (1976). The Significance of the Frontier in American History. Arizona:

The University of Arizona Press.

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2013-04-30

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