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The frontier mind : a cultural analysis of the Kentucky frontiersman

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The frontier mind : a cultural analysis of the Kentucky frontiersman
Title
The frontier mind
Title remainder
a cultural analysis of the Kentucky frontiersman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Kentucky, the first frontier beyond the Appalachians, Arthur K. Moore finds a unique ground for examining some of the basic elements in America's cultural development. There the frontier mind acquired definite form, and there emerged the forces that largely shaped the American West. Moore reveals the Kentucky frontiersman as a colorful, exciting figure about whom there gathered a golden haze of myth from which historians have never been able to free him. He finds that ""noble savage"" did not possess those high qualities of mind and spirit which both his contemporaries and present-day writer
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Cataloging source
P@U
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Arthur Keister
Dewey number
917.69
Index
no index present
LC call number
F454
LC item number
.M65 1957eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Kentucky paperbacks
Series volume
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature
  • National characteristics, American
  • Philosophy
  • Kentucky
  • United States
Label
The frontier mind : a cultural analysis of the Kentucky frontiersman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; CHAPTER 1. A Long View of the Frontier; I. The Garden of the West; CHAPTER 2. Eden Recovered; CHAPTER 3. The Garden Archetype; II. The Heroic Age; CHAPTER 4. The Tenant of the Garden; CHAPTER 5. The Buckskin Hero; CHAPTER 6. The Playful Savage; III. The Forest and the City; CHAPTER 7. The Agent of Progress; CHAPTER 8. The Romance of the Frontier; CHAPTER 9. The Child of Nature; CHAPTER 10. The Rejection of Athens; CHAPTER 11. The Frontier Mind; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Control code
933516055
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163802
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bzqm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933516055
Label
The frontier mind : a cultural analysis of the Kentucky frontiersman
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; CHAPTER 1. A Long View of the Frontier; I. The Garden of the West; CHAPTER 2. Eden Recovered; CHAPTER 3. The Garden Archetype; II. The Heroic Age; CHAPTER 4. The Tenant of the Garden; CHAPTER 5. The Buckskin Hero; CHAPTER 6. The Playful Savage; III. The Forest and the City; CHAPTER 7. The Agent of Progress; CHAPTER 8. The Romance of the Frontier; CHAPTER 9. The Child of Nature; CHAPTER 10. The Rejection of Athens; CHAPTER 11. The Frontier Mind; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Control code
933516055
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163802
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bzqm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933516055

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