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Borderlines in Borderlands

James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

Borderlines in Borderlands( )
Author: Stagg, J. C. A.
Series title:The Lamar Series in Western History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-20554-1
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

In examining how the United States gained control over the northern borderlands of Spanish America, this work reassesses the diplomacy of President James Madison. Historians have assumed Madison's motive in sending agents into the Spanish borderlands between 1810 and 1813 was to subvert Spanish rule, but J. C. A. Stagg argues that his real intent was to find peaceful and legal resolutions to long-standing disputes over the boundaries of Louisiana at a time when the...
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