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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... American Revolution and its international dimensions • the impact of industrialization on U.S. trade and the ... North America. He has also served on the Executive Committee for the World History Association. Themes in World History ...
... colonies along the Atlantic coast of North America. These stretched from what became Massachusetts in the north to ... American colonies formed a critical part of the commercial empire British merchants built over the course of the ...
... North America. Few could escape the dependency on other regions and/or human communities to survive and prosper. The ... American colonies to the Pan-British world. The chapter also compares the social dimensions of life in the North ...
... North America and the Caribbean. They carried raw materials back from the Chesapeake to London, Glasgow, Liverpool and Bristol and took out finished products for colonial markets. The ports in Britain's Northern American ... colonies saw a ...
... North America and across the Atlantic where colonial merchants conducted so much of their business. The British North American settlements reaped tremendous benefits because of their connections with distant markets. In particular, New ...
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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