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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.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Descriptionpages cm.
Subject(s)
Series The David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history
David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history. ^A1258699
Contents Introduction. Cotton, slavery, and empire -- In the shadow of cotton -- The Texas borderlands on the eve of Mexican independence -- 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 -- 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.
General note"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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2015002754
ISBN9781469624242 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN1469624249 (cloth : alk. paper)

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