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Author Frymer, Paul, author.

Title Building an American empire [electronic resource] : the era of territorial and political expansion / Paul Frymer.

Imprint Princeton, New Jersey ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire : Princeton University Press, 2017.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 295 p. : Grayscale Illustration ; 25 cm.
Series Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Published by Princeton University Press.
First paperback printing, 2019.
This book has been composed in Miller.
Printed on acid-free paper.
Printed in the United States of America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Boundaries and Movement -- "Advancing Compactly as We Multiply" -- Homesteading and Manufacturing Whiteness -- The Limits of Manifest Destiny -- A Second Removal? The Rise and Defeat of Black Colonization -- America's Settler Empire at the End of the Frontier.
Credits Cover image: Map of the Indian and Oklahoma Territories, 1892. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2019. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Subject United States -- Territorial expansion -- Political aspects.
Land settlement -- United States -- Historiography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Historiography.
Frontier thesis.
West (U.S.) -- Historiography.
National characteristics, American -- Historiography.
United States -- Historical geography.
Imperialism -- Case studies.
Bisac: Political Science -- Political Ideologies -- Nationalism.
Social Science -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
Political Science -- Government -- National.
History -- United States -- 19th Century.
History -- North America.
European 4 : -- 1400-1800.
Political Science.
Added Author Ira Katznelson, Series editor.
Eric Schickler, Series editor.
Martin Shefter, Series editor.
Theda Skocpol, Series editor.
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9780691191560 Paperback
9780691166056 hardback
Standard No. 2027/heb34133 hdl

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