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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... region of the 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 ...
... 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 African mini worlds in the western Atlantic ...
... regions and/or human communities to survive and prosper. The North American colonists also existed as part of a broader ... region and, especially, on the British sugar islands in the Caribbean. Few slaves lived in the British Isles yet ...
... region and the major flour mills that appeared in the city to process the grains. These thrived for most of the eighteenth century because of their participation in the larger British commercial world. Norfolk, Virginia also grew into a ...
... region's ports and towns also provided outlets for modest Scottish farmers who wanted to escape from a deteriorating agricultural world. At the same time, cattle and sheep began to replace the departing human populations throughout the ...
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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