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The Significance of the Frontier in the Middle Ages

Robert I. Burns

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The frontier is a heroic place to take one's stand. On the other hand, the frontier in history, and its image in letters and film, is a concept umbilically attached to Frederick Jackson Turner, a ... More


Military Service and Material Gain on the Ottoman–Hapsburg Frontier

MARK STEIN

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0023
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Just over a century ago, Frederick Jackson Turner presented his famous Frontier Thesis, which continues to be one of the most debated and controversial theories in historical scholarship and has ... More


. What Counts as History and Whose History is it?

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fourth chapter brings us up to the current century by considering the so-called post-Western. It analyses the scholarship of the New Western historians. In particular, it considers their attempt ... More


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