THE SOUTHERN DREAM OF A CARIBBEAN EMPIRE, 1854-1861
Publisher: Baton Rouge:Louisiana State University Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. (1973). x+286pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good clean copy, inside and out, with a very good, slightly shelfworn dust jacket. *From the dust jacket..."During the 1850's Americans became increasingly excited about the possibilities of extending their national domain into lands on the Gulf of Mexico and islands of the Caribbean. Southerners, hoping to expand slavery, took the lead in proposing American annexation of territories in the tropics."