The Louisiana Purchase : emergence of an American nation / Peter J. Kastor, editor. - Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2002. - xvi, 299 p. : map ; 25 cm. - Landmark events in U.S. history series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Building a new nation : American politics in a revolutionary age / Andrew Trees -- Children of empire or concitoyens? : Louisiana's French inhabitants / Jay Gitlin -- Public perception and public events : the Louisiana Purchase and the American partisan press / Betty Houchin Winfield -- Thomas Jefferson and the problem of world politics / James R. Sofka -- The Burr conspiracy and the problem of western loyalty / James E. Lewis Jr. -- Dehahuit and the question of change in North America / Peter J. Kastor -- Edward livingston and the problem of law / Mark Fernandez -- The Louisiana Purchase as seminal constitutional event / Sanford Levinson -- The Louisiana Purchase and American federalism / Peter S. Onuf -- Empire of liberty, empire of slavery : the Louisiana territories and the fate of American bondage / Robert E. Bonner.

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