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Empires of the imagination [electronic resource] : transatlantic histories of the Louisiana Purchase / edited by Peter J. Kastor and Franco̧is Weil.

Publication:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (384 p.)
Series:
Jeffersonian America.
Jeffersonian America
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Subjects:
Louisiana Purchase.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Relations -- France.
France -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
United States -- Civilization -- French influences.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: Jefferson, Louisiana, and American nationhood / Peter S. Onuf
The Louisiana Purchase and the fictions of empire / Richard White
From incorporation to exclusion: Indians, Europeans, and Americans in the Mississippi Valley from 1699 to 1830 / Cecile Vidal
The Haitian revolution and the sale of Louisiana; or, Thomas Jefferson's (unpaid) debt to Jean-Jacques Dessalines
A tornado on the horizon: the Jefferson administration, the retrocession crisis, and the Louisiana Purchase / James E. Lewis Jr.
The Louisiana Purchase in the demographic perspective of its time / Paul Lachance
Refracted reformations and the making of republicans / Emily Clark
Slave migrations and slave control in Spanish and early American New Orleans / Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec
"They are all Frenchmen": background and nation in an age of transformation / Peter J. Kastor
Edward Livingston, America, and France: making law / Mark Fernandez
The purchase and the making of French Louisiana / François Weil
Celebration and history: the case of the Louisiana Purchase / Jacques Portes and Marie-Jeanne Rossignol.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Kastor, Peter J.
Weil, François.
ISBN:
1-280-49063-2
9786613585868
0-8139-2817-6
OCLC:
759159958