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Author Stagg, J. C. A. (John Charles Anderson), 1945-

Title Borderlines in borderlands : James Madison and the Spanish-American frontier, 1776-1821 / J.C.A. Stagg
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 307 pages) : maps
Series [The Lamar series in western history]
Lamar series in western history.
Contents A troublesome neighbor -- West Florida -- East Florida -- Texas -- Toward the Transcontinental Treaty
Summary In examining how the United States gained control over the northern borderlands of Spanish America, this text reassesses the diplomacy of President James Madison. The author also describes how a myriad cast of local leaders, officials and other small players affected the borderlands diplomacy between the United States and Spain
Notes Series from back jacket flap
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-292) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Political and social views.
Spain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1819 February 22
East Florida -- History.
Southern boundary of the United States -- History -- 18th century.
Southern boundary of the United States -- History -- 19th century.
Spain -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Texas -- History -- To 1846.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Spain.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
West Florida -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300153287 (electronic bk.)
9780300153286 (electronic bk.)