John Mack Faragher
He was raised in southern California, the oldest of eight children. Several of his siblings have been in the pop music business, including Danny Faragher, Jimmy Faragher, Tommy Faragher, Davey Faragher, Pammy Faragher, and Marty Faragher. He graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 1967, did social work for several years, then graduated from Yale University with a Ph.D. in 1977. He taught at Mount Holyoke College. He now teaches at Yale University. He assisted in the writing of Out of Many, A History of the American People.
- 1980 Frederick Jackson Turner Award
- 2000 Western Heritage Award
- Women and Men on the Overland Trail. Yale University Press. 1979. ISBN 978-0-300-08924-0. (reprint 2001)
- Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie. Yale University Press. 1986. ISBN 978-0-300-04263-4.
- Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer. Macmillan. 1993. ISBN 978-0-8050-3007-5.
- John Mack Faragher, ed. (1996). The encyclopedia of colonial and revolutionary America. Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306-80687-2.
- Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher (2000). The American West: A New Interpretive History. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-07835-0.
- A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland. W. W. Norton & Company. 2005. ISBN 978-0-393-05135-3.
- Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher (2007). Frontiers: A Short History of the American West. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-11710-3.
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