The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820

Selected Bibliography on the First American West

Aron, Stephen. How the West Was Lost: The Transformation of Kentucky from Daniel Boone to Henry Clay. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Betts, Edwin Morris, editor. Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book: With Commentary and Relevant Extracts from Other Writings. Princeton: Published for the American Philosophical Society by Princeton University Press, 1953.

Bogue, Allan G. Frederick Jackson Turner: Strange Roads Going Down. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998.

Brown, Kathleen M. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Calloway, Colin G. The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Cayton, Andrew R. L., and Fredrika J. Teute, editors. Contact Points: American Frontiers from the Mohawk Valley to the Mississippi, 1750-1830.Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Coward, Joan Wells. Kentucky in the New Republic: The Process of Constitution Making. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1979.

Ebersole, Gary L. Captured by Text: Puritan to Postmodern Images of Indian Captivity. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995.

Eslinger, Ellen. Citizens of Zion: The Social Origins of Camp Meeting Revivalism. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1999.

Faragher, John Mack. Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1992.

Friend, Craig Thompson, editor. The Buzzel about Kentuck: Settling the Promised Land. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1999.

Hinderaker, Eric. Elusive Empires: Constructing Colonialism in the Ohio Valley, 1673-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Hoxie, Frederick E. Hoxie, Ronald Hoffman, and Peter J. Albert, editors. Native Americans and the Early Republic. Charlottesville: Published for the U.S. Capitol Historical Society by the University Press of Virginia, 1999.

Hurt, R. Douglas. The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1996.

Jakle, John A. Images of the Ohio Valley: A Historical Geography of Travel, 1740 to 1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

McConnell, Michael N. A Country Between: The Upper Ohio Valley and Its Peoples, 1724-1774. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

Mitchell, Robert D., editor. Appalachian Frontiers: Settlement, Society and Development in the Preindustrial Era. Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1991.

Perkins, Elizabeth A. Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Richter, Daniel K. Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Rohrbaugh, Malcolm J. The Land Office Business: The Settlement and Administration of American Public Lands, 1789-1837. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Rohrbaugh, Malcolm J. The Trans-Appalachian Frontier: People, Societies, and Institutions, 1775-1850. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Salmon, Maryllynn. Women and the Law of Property in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986.

Schwarz, Philip J. Twice Condemned: Slaves and the Criminal Laws of Virginia, 1705-1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988.

Tanner, Helen Hornbeck, editor, and Adele Hast, associate editor. Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History. Norman, Okla.: Published for the Newberry Library by the University of Oklahoma Press, 1987.

Tomlins, Christopher L. and Bruce H. Mann, editors. The Many Legalities of Early America. Williamsburg, Va.: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2001.

White, Richard. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

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