Frontier Life: Fredrick Jackson

“Significance of Frontier in American History” 1893 remains a classic for understanding the nuptial, fluid relation between geography, history and personality development.  Such a synoptic mindset originated with Thucydides and remained lost with the beginning of the Cold War and its monolithic drive to ignore the informing relation between place and heart.

“To the frontier, the American intellect owes its striking characteristics.  That coarseness of strength combined with acuteness and inquisitiveness; that practical inventive turn of mind, quick to find expedients; that masterful grasp of material things.”

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About William Holland

Systematic Theologian/International Relations
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