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Bonapartists in the borderlands [electronic resource] : French exiles and refugees on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835 / Rafe Blaufarb.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2005.
1 online resource (326 p.)
Vine and Olive Colony
The ill-fated Vine and Olive Colony within the context of America's westward expansion and the French Revolution.Bonapartists in the Borderlands recounts how Napoleonic exiles and French refugees from Europe and the Caribbean joined forces with Latin American insurgents, Gulf pirates, and international adventurers to seek their fortune in the Gulf borderlands. The U.S. Congress welcomed the French to America and granted them a large tract of rich Black Belt land near Demopolis, Alabama, on the condition that they would establish a Mediterranean-style Vine and Olive colony.
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -296) and index.
The new Atlantic France
The Society for the Cultivation of the Vine and Olive
Double and treble treachery
Ultra-quixotism : The Bonapartist invasion of Texas
The Vine and Olive Colony
The fate of Vine and Olive
Appendix : the grantees and their allotments.
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Bonapartists in the borderlands : French exiles and refugees on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835 / Rafe Blaufarb.