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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... communities of professionals, managers and workers in states such as Mexico and Cuba. Clearly, the United States was intimately bound with larger human communities and processes. United States' foreign policy also led to the ...
... communities and processes that cut across national boundaries. The study argues that Exceptionalism masks patterns of human interaction that join the United States and its citizens to the world and its diverse peoples. The Pan-British ...
... communities to survive and prosper. The North American colonists also existed as part of a broader social world. The leadership in North America looked to London and its fashionable style and behavior for their inspiration. They ...
... communities of seamen and maritime workers in the world. The country's port facilities sustained fleets of British warships that constantly needed upgrading, and built new ships. The city's mercantile and financial people accumulated ...
... communities. The Highland Scots who settled in North Carolina kept these ties alive through correspondence, notices in Scottish newspapers and family letters. Scottish newspapers carried stories and depictions of The Pan-British world ...
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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