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Empire by Invitation

William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America

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HARDCOVER

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674737495

Publication Date: 04/02/2018

Text

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 halftones, 3 maps

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. “The Apple in Our Eden”
  • 2. Inviting the Filibusters
  • 3. “Walker Is the United States”
  • 4. The Colonists
  • 5. Imagined Empire
  • 6. Creating a Filibuster State
  • 7. The Promise of Development
  • 8. Filibuster Revolution
  • 9. The Fall
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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