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Title Empires of the imagination : transatlantic histories of the Louisiana Purchase / edited by Peter J. Kastor and Franco̧is Weil
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (370 pages) : illustrations
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Louisiana Purchase.
National characteristics, American.
France -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Civilization -- French influences.
United States -- Relations -- France.
United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kastor, Peter J.
Weil, François.
LC no. 2009011470
ISBN 0813928176 (electronic bk.)
9780813928173 (electronic bk.)