Save 40% on UNC Press books during our American History SALE! See details.

Save 40% on UNC Press books during our American History SALE! See details.

United States Expansionism and British North America, 1775-1871

By Reginald C. Stuart

390 pp., 6.125 x 9.25

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-6625-2
    Published: June 2012
  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6409-8
    Published: January 2004

Buy this Book

Awards & distinctions

1990 Albert B. Corey Prize, American Historical Association

This sweeping study surveys nearly a century of diverse American views on the relationship between the United States and the Canadian provinces, filling out a neglected chapter in the history of aggressive U.S. expansionism. Until the mid-nineteenth century, many believed that Canada would ultimately join the United States. Stuart provides an insightful view of the borderland, the Canadian-American frontier where the demographics, commerce, and culture of the two countries blend.

Originally published in 1988.

A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Reviews

"Illustrates the complexity of United States-Canadian border relations and the evolution of commercial and personal ties that have sustained an expanding, peaceful, and successful relationship between two English-speaking neighbours."--Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism