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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At the same time, world historians deliberately cast their nets across borders and even continents and oceans. They argue that national histories ignore the complexity of the past and often unmask what historians consider unique or even ...
Of course the Atlantic Ocean and the rivers that flowed into it ... Migration pushed streams of individuals across borders, oceans and forests to seek out land and new economic opportunities. Involuntary migration also created African ...
These ships moved products, information and people across the oceans to all ports. As the chief and most efficient means of transportation, ships stood at the top of the list of vital economic assets. Virtually nothing could be ...
Smaller ocean-side ports such as Savannah, Georgia depended on New England ships for their supply of Africans destined for rice and indigo plantations. New England slave ships also picked up naval stores from North Carolina and shipped ...
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6 Raw materials and sustaining the global economy
7 The United States and Atlantic migration
8 The United States and Latin America
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