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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... the American Revolution and its international dimensions • the impact of industrialization on U.S. trade and the emergence of the 'corporation' in the nineteenth century • the expansion of U.S. consumer and cultural industries from ...
The Cold War with the late Soviet Union signaled this new capacity, one that technology helped sustain and then expanded as the century came to close. United States corporations, including services companies such as McDonald's, ...
Its merchants ranked as the “most internationally minded traders” in the world. The city stood as the epicenter of the global British economy. As her fleets and merchants expanded so did London, ...
Such widespread growth also accounted for the expanding markets in North America and across the Atlantic where colonial merchants conducted so much of their business. The British North American settlements reaped tremendous benefits ...
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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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