The early imperial republic : from the American Revolution to the U.S.-Mexican War / edited by Michael A. Blaakman, Emily Conroy-Krutz, and Noelani Arista
- Chapter 1. The Indian boundary line and the imperialization of U.S.-Indian Affairs / Robert Lee -- Chapter 2. The sutler's empire : frontier merchants and imperial authority, 1780-1811 / Susan Gaunt Stearns -- Chapter 3. How native nations survived the imperial republic / Kathleen DuVal -- Chapter 4. Catawba women and imperial land encroachment / Brooke Bauer -- Chapter 5. An empire of Indian titles : private land claims in early American Louisiana, 1803-40 / Julia Lewandoski -- Chapter 6. "A slave state in embryo" : Indian territory, native sovereignty, and the expansion of slavery's empire / Nakia D. Parker -- Chapter 7. American Protestant missionaries, native Hawaiian authority, and religious freedom in Hawai'i, ca. 1827-50 / Tom Smith -- Chapter 8. "The colony must be broken up" : the Liberian settler "rebellion" of 1823-24 / Eric Burin -- Chapter 9. Freedom in chains : U.S. Empire and the illegal slave trade / M. Scott Heerman -- Chapter 10. An empire of illusions : Paul Cuffe, Martin Delany, and African American benevolent empire building in Africa -- Chapter 11. Imperialism and the American imagination / Nicholas Guyatt -- Chapter 12. Pax Americana? The imperial ambivalence of American peace reformers / Margot Minardi -- Chapter 13. Mercenary ambivalence : military violence in antebellum America's wars of empire / Amy S. Greenberg.
- "In its first seven decades, the United States transformed from a fledgling seaboard confederation into an imperial juggernaut with aspirations to rule a continent and beyond. The essays in this volume explore the origins of U.S. imperialism, using the lens of empire to bring Atlantic, global, and Native American perspectives on the early republic into focus within a single frame"--
- 9780812252781 hardcover
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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