Regeneration Through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600-1860 by Richard Slotkin
The final volume of Richard Slotkin's highly acclaimed trilogy on the American frontier, "Regeneration Through Violence" deconstructs the myth of the gun-toting West and is a milestone in American literature.
HarperCollins Publishers, 1996.
ISBN: 9780060976828. 670 pp.
Softcover. Very good.