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Author Blaufarb, Rafe.

Title Bonapartists in the borderlands : French exiles and refugees on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835 / Rafe Blaufarb
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The new Atlantic France -- The Society for the Cultivation of the Vine and Olive -- Double and treble treachery -- Ultra-quixotism : The Bonapartist invasion of Texas -- The Vine and Olive Colony -- The fate of Vine and Olive -- Appendix : the grantees and their allotments
Summary Presents an account of how Napoleonic exiles and French refugees from Europe and the Caribbean joined forces with Latin American insurgents. This book shows that the Napoleonic officers involved in the colony sold their land shares to speculators to finance the invading of the contested Texas borderlands between Spain and the US
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-296) and index
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Subject Agricultural colonies -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
French Americans -- Land tenure -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
French Americans -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Vine and Olive Colony.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005015331
ISBN 0817382615 (electronic bk.)
9780817382612 (electronic bk.)