Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1889. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Item #265778
pp. 52-98 from Proceeding of the Historical Society of Wisconsin. Jackson offered the present study as his dissertation for the doctorate at Johns Hopkins University in 1890. At the Chicago World's Fair in 1893, he read to a group of historians a paper on his now famous theory concerning the frontier. 'Without warning he set forth a new hypothesis, and there opened a new peiod in the interpretation of the history of the United States...' Frederick L Paxson in D.A.B. as quoted in Grolier American Hundred, No. 96. First edition of the historian's first separate publication. Barring a few small stains on the front cover, a fine crisp copy in wrappers (paperback).