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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... cultural industries from the early twentieth century • the Cold War and its implications for United States economic and political power throughout the globe. This concise and readable text places the history of the United States in its ...
... world. United States popular culture moved quickly through mass marketing, Hollywood movies and television programs. The shift to a larger context in which the United. Chapter. 1. 1. Introduction: The United States and world history.
... culture anchored by the London publishing industry and the fashionable reading tastes of the city's upper strata. As ... cultural, consumer, literary and labor connections that joined the British North American colonies to the Pan ...
... cultural practices of the British gentry. In North America the Better Sort, as contemporaries knew them, embraced the styles and fashion of the English gentry. The colonial leadership lacked the resources, the lineages and the ties to ...
... culture” to extend its reach to the very edges of the Pan-British world. These books originated hundreds of years earlier and grew in sophistication and appeal over the decades. While a young man, George Washington carried his courtesy ...
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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