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Author Nichols, James David,
Title The Limits of Liberty : Mobility and the Making of the Eastern U.S.-Mexico Border / James David Nichols.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]

Author Nichols, James David,
Series Borderlands and transcultural studies
Borderlands and transcultural studies.
Subject Emigration and immigration.
East (U.S.) -- Boundaries.
Mexico -- Boundaries.
Description 1 online resource : map.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 17, 2018).
Contents The making of borderlands mobility -- La frontera del norte : Lipan Apaches and the troubled rise of Mexico in the borderlands -- Racial fault lines : immigrant indians in Mexico -- Impatient for the promised freedom : runaway slaves in the age of the Texan Revolution -- A great system of roaming : runaway debt peons and the making of the international border -- Warriors in want : immigrant tribes and borderlands insecurity -- The line of liberty : runaway slaves after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- Bordering on the illicit : violence and the making of the international line -- Not even seeming friendship : Lipan Apaches and the promises and perils of play-off diplomacy -- Sacrificed on the altar of liberty : regionalism and cooperation in the age of Vidaurri -- Mobility uninterrupted.
Summary "The Limits of Liberty chronicles the formation of the U.S.-Mexico border from a unique vantage of how "mobile peoples" assisted in constructing the international boundary from both sides"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9781496207234 (electronic bk.)
1496207238 (electronic bk.)
9781496207258 (electronic bk.)
1496207254 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1035556497
Additional Format Print version: 1496205790 9781496205797 (OCoLC)1009265523

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