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Author Johnson, Walter, 1967-

Title River of dark dreams [electronic resource] : slavery and empire in the cotton kingdom / Walter Johnson.

Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (526 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Boom -- Jeffersonian Visions and Nightmares in Louisiana -- The Panic of 1835 -- The Steamboat Sublime -- Limits to Capital -- The Runaway's River -- Dominion -- "The Empire of the White Man's Will" -- The Carceral Landscape -- The Mississippi Valley in the Time of Cotton -- Capital, Cotton, and Free Trade -- Tales of Mississippian Empire -- The Material Limits of "Manifest Destiny" -- "The Grey-eyed Man of Destiny" -- The Ignominious Effort to Reopen the Atlantic Slave Trade.
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Subject Slavery -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 19th century.
Cotton growing -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 19th century.
Capitalism -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 19th century.
Mississippi River Valley -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Mississippi River Valley -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism -- History -- 19th century.
Slave trade -- History -- 19th century.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Johnson, Walter, 1967- River of dark dreams. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013 9780674045552 (DLC) 2012030065 (OCoLC)809365647
ISBN 9780674074880 (electronic bk.)
0674074882 (electronic bk.)
9780674045552 (alkaline paper)
0674045556 (alkaline paper)