The United States in World History
Routledge, 27. sep. 2006 - 192 síđur
In this concise, accessible introductory survey of the history of the United States from 1790 to the present day, Edward J. Davies examines key themes in the evolution of America from colonial rule to international supremacy.
Focusing particularly on those currents within US history that have influenced the rest of the world, the book is neatly divided into three parts which examine the Atlantic world, 1700–1800, the US and the industrial world, and the emergence of America as a global power. The United States in World History explores such key issues as:
Part of our successful Themes in World History series, The United States in World History presents a new way of examining the United States, and reveals how concepts that originated in America's definition of itself as a nation – concepts such as capitalism, republicanism and race – have had supranational impact across the world.
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... America. These stretched from what became Massachusetts in the north to Georgia in the south. The English claimed land ... African mini worlds in the western Atlantic, constantly reinforced as mortality or demand called for more and more ...
... Africans destined for the slave pens of the Caribbean or North America. Few could escape the dependency on other regions ... African Americans toiled away for white masters in the Carolinas and Chesapeake region and, especially, on the ...
... America and across the Atlantic where colonial merchants conducted so much of their business. The British North ... African Americans to be slave laborers on their plantations. Rice, too, depended on water transport for its vitality ...
... African labor to the Carolina and Georgia coasts. The African labor provided the muscle for the rice plantations ... American colonies for food and white-collar services and on Great Britain for investments, plantation managers and naval ...
... Africans from indigenous sellers even before the long crossing and final sales. A financial bridge from England to the North American colonies sustained the capture and movement of human beings from Africa to the western Atlantic for ...
3 The PanBritish world in the age of revolution
4 Industrialization and the remaking of the world 17501900
5 The global rise of corporations
6 Raw materials and sustaining the global economy
7 The United States and Atlantic migration
8 The United States and Latin America
9 The United States and the Pacific
10 The United States and the world 19452005
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