Habits of empire
Walter T. K. Nugent

Habits of empire

a history of American expansion

1st Vintage Books ed.

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Transappalachia, 1782 : first land, first good fortune
Louisiana, 1803 : second good luck
Canada, 1812-1814 : failed aggression northward
Florida, 1810-1819 : southward aggression I
Texas, 1811-1845 : overpopulating and conquering
Oregon, 1818-1846 : fixing the Canadian border
California and New Mexico, 1846-1848 : southward aggression II
Populating the empire
To Alaska and across the Pacific
Around the Caribbean
Postscript : The global empire.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-370) and index.


Library of Congress E179.5 .N84 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination xvii, 387 p. :
Number of pages 387

ID Numbers

Open Library OL23968169M
ISBN 13 9781400078189
LC Control Number 2009502981

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