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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World. History. In this short, accessible introductory survey of the history of the United States from 1790 to the ... Focusing on three areas, which examine the Atlantic world 1700–1800, the U.S. and the industrial world and the ...
10 Preface 1 Introduction 1 2 The Pan-British world in the late eighteenth century 3 3 The Pan-British world in the age ... The global rise of corporations Raw materials and sustaining the global economy The United States and Atlantic ...
The Atlantic migrations of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries intimately connected the United States with Europeans. These migrations also joined other Atlantic states such as Argentina and Canada with Europe.
world. in. the. late. eighteenth. century. Introduction By the early eighteenth century, the English had established a series of colonies along the Atlantic coast of North America. These stretched from what became Massachusetts in the ...
As part of a larger Atlantic world they shared many of the tastes and social distinctions that marked the gentry in Ireland and Scotland as well as England proper. The middling sort occupied the middle ranks of North American colonial ...
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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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