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This bright era of happy revolutions : French Consul Michel-Ange-Bernard Mangourit and international republicanism in Charleston, 1792-1794 /
Robert J. Alderson, Jr.
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Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2008.
description
xiii, 273 p.
ISBN
1570037450 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781570037450 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2008.
isbn
1570037450 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781570037450 (cloth : alk. paper)
contents note
Context, background, and connections -- Genet -- Mangourit -- Intrigue in the holy city -- "Opinion or dominion" : South Carolina divided -- Slave revolt in Charleston -- French privateers -- Exporting revolution -- "The most pure democracy" -- Denouement : "all the pygmies of the Gironde" -- Appendix A : founding members of the Republican Society of South Carolina -- Appendix B : runaway slaves, September 1792-March 1794.
catalogue key
6639794
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Michel-Ange-Bernard Mangourit, as French consul to Georgia and the Carolinas, was dispatched in 1792 to capitalise on the fledgling alliance between the young republics as a means to spread the French Revolution into Spanish holdings in the Floridas and Louisiana. This is a case study of the challenge given to US republicanism.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
Context, Background, and Connectionsp. 1
Genetp. 19
Mangouritp. 37
Intrigue in the Holy Cityp. 54
"Opinion or Dominion": South Carolina Dividedp. 74
Slave Revolt in Charlestonp. 93
French Privateersp. 110
Exporting Revolutionp. 129
"The Most Pure Democracy"p. 145
Twilight of the Bright Erap. 164
Founding Members of the Republican Society of South Carolinap. 185
Runaway Slaves, September 1792-March 1794p. 189
Notesp. 191
Bibliographyp. 245
Indexp. 263
About the Authorp. 274
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