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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Edward J. Davies, II. To Lili, my sweet, sweet Love And to my precious daughters, Erin and Mary Anne Contents 10 Preface 1 Introduction 1 2 The Pan-British world Dedication.
10 Preface 1 Introduction 1 2 The Pan-British world in the late eighteenth century 3 3 The Pan-British world in the age of revolution Industrialization and the remaking of the world, 1750–1900 The global rise of corporations Raw ...
At the same time, world historians deliberately cast their nets across borders and even continents and oceans. They argue that national histories ... The Pan-British world in the late eighteenth century Introduction By 2 Introduction.
Pan-British. 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 ...
Interdependency marked all dimensions of the British North American colonies and the larger Pan-British world. This chapter, then, focuses intensely on the economic, cultural, consumer, literary and labor connections that joined the ...
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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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