The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire 1854 - 1861

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 286 p. w/ footnotes, bibliograpy, index. An in-depth look at American interests and diplomats desiring American power and control into Central America and Cuba, lead by southerners looking to increase lands for slavery. The work focuses on Cuba, Mexico, and Honduras, which was briefly conquered by the adventurer William Walker, and includes a discussion of the disasterous Ostend Manifesto. Very good / very good. Item #18628

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