Choosing Peace and Order: National Security and Sovereignty in a North American Borderland, 1837–42

@article{Lacroix2016ChoosingPA,
  title={Choosing Peace and Order: National Security and Sovereignty in a North American Borderland, 1837–42},
  author={Patrick Lacroix},
  journal={The International History Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={943 - 960}
}
  • P. Lacroix
  • Published 19 October 2016
  • Political Science
  • The International History Review
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