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Seeds of empire : cotton, slavery, and the transformation of the Texas borderlands, 1800-1850 / Andrew J. Torget.

Author/Creator:
Torget, Andrew J., 1978- author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Series:
David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history.
The David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Cotton trade -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Cotton trade -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846.
Mexico -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1810-1821.
Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)
Wars of Independence (Mexico : 1810-1821)
Cotton trade.
Slavery.
Mexico.
Texas.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction. Cotton, slavery, and empire
Part I. In the shadow of cotton
The Texas borderlands on the eve of Mexican independence
Part II. Bringing Mississippi to Mexico
American migration to Mexico, 1821-1825
The politics of slavery in northeastern Mexico, 1826-1829
Cotton, slavery, and the secession of Texas, 1829-1836
Part III. Cotton nation and slaveholders' republic
Creating a cotton nation, 1836-1841
The failure of the slaveholders' republic, 1842-1845
Epilogue. Migrations and transformations
Appendix 1. The Texas slavery project
Appendix 2. Cotton prices and trade.
Notes:
"Short sections of chapters 2 and 3 appeared previously in Stephen F. Austin's views on slavery in early Texas, in This corner of Canaan : essays on Texas in honor of Randolph B. Campbell, edited by Richard McCaslin, Donald Chipman, and Andrew J. Torget (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2013)."--Publisher's description.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-341) and index.
ISBN:
9781469624242 (cloth : alk. paper)
1469624249 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781469624259 (ebook)
OCLC:
906234422
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