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Billington, Ray Allen 1903-1981

Overview
Works: 196 works in 937 publications in 5 languages and 27,679 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Textbooks  Records and correspondence  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Contributor, Other, Compiler, Publishing director
Classifications: E179.5, 973
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Most widely held works by Ray Allen Billington
Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

98 editions published between 1949 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bibliographical note": p. 759-854
The Far Western frontier, 1830-1860 by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

55 editions published between 1956 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 2,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history presents a pageant of westward exploration, military conquest, commercial penetration, exploitation and settlement. It also considers the various types of frontiersmen, fur trappers, missionaries, Mormons, forty-niners, etc., and their types of adjustment to the new environment
America's frontier heritage by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

61 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 2,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of the attitudes and behavioral traits judged to be most distinctively "American" by European travelers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Weighs the pros and cons of Frederick Jackson Turner's "frontier thesis."
The Protestant Crusade, 1800-1860 : a study of the origins of American nativism by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

53 editions published between 1938 and 1970 in English and German and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick Jackson Turner: historian, scholar, teacher by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land of savagery/land of promise : the European image of the American frontier in the nineteenth century by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a view of the American frontier, as it was seen by literate Europeans during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
The reinterpretation of early American history; essays in honor of John Edwin Pomfret by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten historians' contribution of articles reviewing past accomplishments in the field, define current problems, and suggest guidelines for future research. For contents, see Author Catalog
The frontier thesis: valid interpretation of American history? by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guide for further reading": pages 119-122
The making of American democracy; readings and documents by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

31 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's frontier story; a documentary history of westward expansion by Martin Ridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of Charlotte Forten : a free Negro in the slave era by Charlotte L Forten( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black woman's reactions to the white world of the Civil War era
The westward movement in the United States by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

17 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genesis of the frontier thesis : a study in historical creativity by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historian's contribution to Anglo-American misunderstanding; report of a Committee on National Bias in Anglo-American History Textbooks by Committee on National Bias in Anglo-American History Textbooks( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6. The Purposes of English and American History Teaching -- III. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION -- 1. American Junior High School Textbooks -- 2. American High School Textbooks -- 3. British Secondary School Textbooks -- IV. THE WAR OF 1812 -- 1. American Junior High School Textbooks -- 2. American High School Textbooks -- 3. British Secondary School Textbooks -- V. THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-1918 -- 1. American Junior High School Textbooks -- 2. American High School Textbooks -- 3. British Secondary School Textbooks -- VI. FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS -- 1. Summary of Findings
The American frontier by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

21 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's frontier culture ; three essays by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People of the plains and mountains; essays in the history of the West. Dedicated to Everett Dick by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dear Lady": the letters of Frederick Jackson Turner and Alice Forbes Perkins Hooper, 1910-1932 by Frederick Jackson Turner( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States; American democracy in world perspective by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1974 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American frontier thesis: attack and defense by Ray Allen Billington( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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People of the plains and mountains; essays in the history of the West. Dedicated to Everett Dick
Alternative Names
Billington, R. A.

Billington, Ray A.

Billington, Ray A. 1903-

Billington, Ray A. 1903-1981

Billington, Ray A. (Ray Allen), 1903-1981

Billington, Ray Allen

Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-

Ray Allen Billington American historian

Ray Allen Billington Amerikaans historicus (1903-1981)

Ray Allen Billington historiador estadounidense

Ray Allen Billington US-amerikanischer Historiker

ビリントン, R. A

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Land of savagery/land of promise : the European image of the American frontier in the nineteenth centuryThe journal of Charlotte Forten : a free Negro in the slave eraAmerica's frontier culture ; three essaysPeople of the plains and mountains; essays in the history of the West. Dedicated to Everett Dick