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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... 1750–1900 The global rise of corporations Raw materials and sustaining the global economy The United States and Atlantic migration The United States and Latin America The United States and the Pacific The United States and the world ...
In researching and writing this book, I learned a great deal more about the participation of the United States in global processes such as migration and realized the need always to consider the ways what seem to be domestic issues are ...
The Atlantic migrations of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries intimately connected the United States with Europeans. These migrations also joined other Atlantic states such as Argentina and Canada with Europe.
Migration also brought together disparate regions of the Atlantic world. Migration pushed streams of individuals across borders, oceans and forests to seek out land and new economic opportunities. Involuntary migration also created ...
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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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