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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English


  • Agriculture -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementGilbert C Fite.
SeriesHistories of the American frontier
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14421317M
ISBN 100826303129

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fite, Gilbert Courtland, Farmers' frontier, Albuquerque: University of New. The word frontier usually conjures up a picture of fortune-hunters, traders, trappers, and prospectors; but in lasting economic and political terms, none of these types were in any way nearly so significant as the man who went West to build his home and plant his crops. The necessary adaptations of farmers to plains life may not seem as exciting as the cowboys' and the drama of agricultural.   Farmers' Frontier, 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Guest The book covers all of the different farming areas in the western frontier: How the farmers lived their lives, how they survived under the harsh conditions when they couldn¿t grow more than eight bushels of grain. The part of the book that is the most interesting 4/5(1). Farmers' Frontier, (Histories of the American Frontier (Paperback)) [Fite, Professor Gilbert C] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Farmers' Frontier, (Histories of the American Frontier (Paperback))Author: Professor Gilbert C Fite.

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The farmers' frontier, by Gilbert Courtland Fite, , Holt, Rinehart and Winston edition, in EnglishCited by: Fite's The Farmers' Frontier, focused on the development of the Great Plains region during the latter part of the 19th century. In the work, Fite rebuked the environmental determinism set up in Walter Prescott Webb's The Great Plains and instead argued that it was the people- farmers in this instance- that shaped the culture of the Alma mater: University of South Dakota, University of . Click to read more about The Farmers' Frontier, by Gilbert C. Fite. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5.   The Farmers' Frontier, –By Gilbert C. Fite. Histories of the American Frontier Series. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Pp. xiv, $Author: Allan G. Bogue.

In the final pages of Gilbert C. Fite, The Farmers’ Frontier, (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ), Fite used Walter Prescott Webb’s environmental determinism from The Great Plains as a point of departure. While Webb said a cultural breakdown came from the flat, treeless and semiarid Great Plains, Fite countered this and said it “was a symptom of the basic problem and not the. The Farmers' Frontier (Histories of the American Frontier Series) Gilbert C Fite Published by Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York (). (The Last West and The New South) - this chapter covers the time from after the civil war to the end of the 19th century. racial discrimination against natives, bkacks and chinese, industrialization, the frontier and the farmers are the 4 main points of this chapter. Get this book in print The Farmer's Frontier: constructed crops cultivation developed discoveries ditches early East eastern effect established experience extensive farmer frontier farmers farming followed forced Fort founded frontier gold grain grew Historical Society History Homestead Act Idaho immigrants important improved.