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Cotton and conquest : how the plantation system acquired Texas / Roger G. Kennedy.

By: Kennedy, Roger G.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2013]Copyright date: ©2013Description: xvi, 352 pages : maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780806143460 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0806143460 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Texas -- Economic conditions -- 19th century | Texas -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century | Cotton trade -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Plantations -- Economic aspects -- Texas -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 306.3/490976409034
Contents:
Foreword : informed delight / by William deBuys -- Lineaments of force -- Textiles, Britain, France, and Texas -- The British and Texas -- The French and gunboat diplomacy -- The sword of Duwali -- Dividing and conquering the land -- The Ellicotts and William Augustus Bowles -- Mercantile firms -- The new plantocracy at home -- Philip Nolan, James Wilkinson, and the art of reconnaissance -- Intrigue in many forms -- The Natchez nabobs -- William Dunbar and the "voyages of discovery" -- The planters' Mexico or Mexico's Mexico? -- Restoring the record -- Escaping the burden of southern history -- Last things and legacies.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-337) and index.

Foreword : informed delight / by William deBuys -- Lineaments of force -- Textiles, Britain, France, and Texas -- The British and Texas -- The French and gunboat diplomacy -- The sword of Duwali -- Dividing and conquering the land -- The Ellicotts and William Augustus Bowles -- Mercantile firms -- The new plantocracy at home -- Philip Nolan, James Wilkinson, and the art of reconnaissance -- Intrigue in many forms -- The Natchez nabobs -- William Dunbar and the "voyages of discovery" -- The planters' Mexico or Mexico's Mexico? -- Restoring the record -- Escaping the burden of southern history -- Last things and legacies.

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