If you haven't seen it already, I suspect a few H-AMSTDYers will be interested in one of the latest H-Diplo publications titled "Donald Trump Versus American Exceptionalism: Toward the Sources of Trumpian Conduct ." In it, the author argues Trump asserts a "normal nationalism, extreme but not exceptional." It entails a large scale re-framing of American self-identity away from the "city on a hill" to something like a Third World Country and international lau
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Your timing is good as I just submitted an entry to Oxford on sectionalism so I have Turner well in mind.
Since you are basing the seminar on Turner's thesis, I want to point out his, The Frontier in American History, is free to read online: http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/turner/