Beyond the Frontier: The Midwestern Voice in American Historical Writing

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As the world went to war in 1941, "Time" magazine founder Henry Luce coined a term for what was rapidly becoming the establishment view of America s role in the world: the twentieth century, he argued, was the American Century. Many of the nation s most eminent historians nearly all of them from the East Coast agreed with this vision and its endorsement of the vigorous use of power and persuasion to direct world affairs. But an important concentration of midwestern historians actively dissented. With "Beyond the Frontier," ...

Beyond the Frontier: The Midwestern Voice in American Historical Writing 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226076515

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