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From Frontier to Plantation In Tennessee: A Study in Frontier Democracy
by Thomas Abernethy
introduction by Harriet E. Amos Doss
University of Alabama Press, 1967
Cloth: 978-0-8173-5217-2 | Paper: 978-0-8173-1282-4


A reprint of Abernethy's excellent historical study of the state of Tennesse from its founding through the antebellum years. In documenting the development of an agrarian society on the frontier, Abernethy develops important and controversial theses on the relation between frontier life and the development of American democracy, calling into question the mythology and motives previously associated with leaders such as William Blount, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, and Andrew Johnson.

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