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    • The Frontier in American History

    • By: Frederick Jackson Turner
    • Narrated by: Robert Bethune
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Frederick Jackson Turner was the dean of American historians in his time. He originated, and he and his students popularized, the Frontier Hypothesis of American history: that the primary driving force in the development of American society and politics was the encounter with the frontier, conceived of as a vast area of essentially free land, a seemingly limitless resource available to all comers.

    Regular price: $25.19

    • When the Boys Came Back

    • Baseball in 1946
    • By: Frederick Turner
    • Narrated by: Brian Emerson
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In the aftermath of the global conflict of World War II, few events in the United States were as eagerly awaited as baseball's spring training. But the national pastime was as unsettled as the rest of the country. Had some of the stars seen their careers ended by their service? How would wartime players fare against returning veterans?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Baseball at its Best!

    • By Reviewer# 10213 on 06-14-07

    Regular price: $19.57