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  • Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economicsby Frederick Turner

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 144.99

    "I love you according to my bond," says Cordelia to her father in King Lear . As the play turns out, Cordelia proves to be an exemplary and loving daughter. A bond is both a legal or financial obligation, and a connection of mutual love. How are these things connected? In As You Like It , Shakespeare describes marriage as a "blessed bond of board... more...

  • The Go-Betweenby Frederick Turner

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; Not Available

    A down-at-heel journalist stumbles on the diaries of Judith Campbell Exner, paramour to Sinatra, JFK, and Sam Giancana more...

  • John Muirby Frederick Turner

    Canongate Books 2014; US$ 15.79

    Immigrant, inventor, botanist, writer and pioneering conservationist, Muir is one of the great Scots of the nineteenth century. From his humble origins in Dunbar, John Muir has risen to the status of an American icon as the father of American conservation. While others dreamed of becoming the archetypal New World Man, escaping into the wilderness beyond... more...

  • Natural Religionby Frederick Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    There is widespread belief that the world's religions con- tradict each other. It follows that if one religion is true, the others must be false--an assumption that implies, and may actually create, religious strife. In Natural Religion, acclaimed poet, critic and essayist Frederick Turner sets out to show that the natural world offers grounds for... more...

  • Epicby Frederick Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Epic does many things. Among others, it defines the nature of the human storyteller; recalls the creation of the world and of the human race; describes the paradoxical role of the hero as both the Everyman and the radical exception; and establishes the complex quest underlying all human action. Epic illustrates that these ingredients of epic storytelling... more...

  • Culture of Hopeby Frederick Turner

    Free Press 1995; US$ 9.99

    As we approach the new millenium, the moral, intellectual,and spiritual crisis of our time is visible most plainly in the sickness of the arts. The "postmodern" cultural establishment is philosophically empty and esthetically corrupt. But no one has been able to explain this decline or give a satisfying answer to the question of the proper role of... more...

  • The Significance of the Frontier in American Historyby Frederick Jackson Turner

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 7.04

    This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation’s expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between civilization and wilderness, which – for better or worse – lies at the heart of American identity today. Throughout... more...

  • The Frontier in American Historyby Frederick Jackson Turner

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.34

    The frontier has always been a quintessential part of what makes America unique, and according to renowned historian Frederick Jackson Turner, it did more than stoke the imaginations of early pioneers -- it actually helped to shape American democracy and institutions. This engaging volume explains and expands on Turner's Frontier Thesis, one of... more...

  • The Frontier in American Historyby Frederick Jackson Turner

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    A fascinating exploration of American identity by one of the most influential historians and thinkers of the twentieth century According to Frederick Jackson Turner, the distinct qualities of the American character are inseparable from the idea of the frontier. One of the nation’s most influential historians, Turner sets forth his “frontier thesis”... more...

  • The Frontier in American Historyby Frederick Jackson Turner; Allan G. Bogue

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    This 1893 survey ranks among the most important books about the impact of frontier life on U.S. society. It examines the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration, and westward expansion. more...