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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... processes such as migration and realized the need always to consider the ways what seem to be domestic issues are dramatically affected by distant locations and events. I would like to thank my colleagues who helped me think through the ...
... processes. United States' foreign policy also led to the establishment of financial protectorates in the Caribbean and Central America. In some ways, the British protectorate in Egypt inspired those who administered the United States ...
... 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 world in the late ...
... simply lacked the funds to conduct long-term business operations. These funds remained in short supply in the Atlantic world. The colonials depended on British lenders in London to The Pan-British world in the eighteenth century 7.
... operations also wanted to keep informed about the performances of the men who ran their operations. A community of temporary residents in North America sustained a regular flow of personal and business information that informed both ...
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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