Walter Prescott Webb


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(1888–1963), Texas-born scholar and educator, professor at the University of Texas from 1918 to his death. His studies of the frontier include The Great Plains (1931), The Texas Rangers (1935), Divided We Stand: The Crisis of a Frontierless Democracy (1937), and The Great Frontier (1952).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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