Closing the Frontier: Radical Response in Oklahoma, 1889-1923
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
Thompson was apparently motivated to write this history of his home state by the discovery that riots his grandmother remembered from her youth “did not coincide with the history textbooks.” (xii) Thompson begins with Webb’s Great Frontier, which he says was “inextricably bound” with corporate capi...