About the Book: The End of the Myth: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE: From the
Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
A new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early
westward expansion to Trumps border wall.
Ever since this nations inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding
frontier has been central to American identity. Symbolizing a future of endless
promise, it was the foundation of the United States belief in itself as an
exceptional nation democratic, individualistic, forward-looking. Today, though,
America hasa new symbol: the border wall.
In The End of the Myth, acclaimed historian