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Author Cunningham, Michele, 1948-

Title Mexico and the foreign policy of Napoleon III / Michele Cunningham.

Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, U.K. ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.

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 UniM Store  327.72044 CUNN GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 251 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Prelude to Intervention 16 -- 2 Tripartite Convention 42 -- 3 Venture under Way 59 -- 4 A Life of its Own 78 -- 5 'A Chaos of Difficulties' 108 -- 6 Will of the People? 132 -- 7 Empire Does Mean Peace 155 -- 8 'A Noble and Chimerical Utopia' 174 -- 9 La Plus Grande Pensee du Regne? 193.
Summary Michele Cunningham demonstrates that Napoleon III's motives for intervening in Mexico in the 1860s were consistent with his foreign policy, which was based on his belief that free trade was the best foundation for peace. He saw the establishment of a friendly government in Mexico as an opportunity to expand that policy to encompass the world by ensuring European access to American markets and preventing monopoly by the US.
Subject Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
France -- Foreign relations -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- France.
France -- Foreign relations -- 1852-1870.
Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867.
ISBN 0333793021