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Series: A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier

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TitlesOrder
Frontier Indiana by Reverend Andrew R. L. Cayton1996
The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830 by R. Douglas Hurt1996
The Wisconsin Frontier by Mark Wyman1998
Frontier Illinois by James Edward Davis2000
Tennessee Frontiers: Three Regions in Transition by John R. Finger2001
Florida's Frontiers by Paul E. Hoffman2002
American Confluence: The Missouri Frontier from Borderland to Border State by Stephen Aron2006
Trans-Appalachian Frontier: People, Societies, and Institutions, 1775-1850 by Malcolm J. Rohrbough2007
Kentucke's Frontiers by Craig Thompson Friend2010

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Recommendations

  1. The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period, 1815–1840 [2-volume set] by R. Carlyle Buley (1950)
  2. Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie by John Mack Faragher (1986)
  3. The Middle Ground: Indian, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 by Richard White (1991)
  4. Elusive Empires: Constructing Colonialism in the Ohio Valley, 1673-1800 by Eric Hinderaker (1997)
  5. Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon (1991)
  6. Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750-1830 by Andrew R. L. Cayton (1998)
  7. How the West Was Lost: The Transformation of Kentucky from Daniel Boone to Henry Clay by Stephen Aron (1996)
  8. Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier by James H. Merrell (1999)
  9. The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, & the Rush to Colorado by Elliott West (1998)
  10. Looking for De Soto: A Search Through the South for the Spaniard's Trail by Joyce Rockwood Hudson (1993)
  11. Tennessee's Indian Peoples: From White Contact to Removal, 1540-1840 (Tennessee Three Star Books) by Ronald N. Satz (1979)
  12. A Home in the Woods: Pioneer Life in Indiana by Howard Johnson (1978)
  13. American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier by Patrick Griffin (2007)
  14. The Frontier Republic: Ideology and Politics in the Ohio Country, 1780-1825 by Andrew R. L. Cayton (1986)
  15. The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60 by John D. Unruh (1979)

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Published by Indiana University Press. Edited by Walter Nugent and Malcolm Rohrbough.

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