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 United States in World History examines: • the social and economic systems of the British Atlantic community • the American Revolution and its international dimensions • the impact of industrialization on U.S. trade and the ...
The North American colonists also existed as part of a broader social world. The leadership in North America looked to London and its fashionable style and behavior for their inspiration. They participated in a transatlantic literary ...
In Ireland the booming port of Belfast created an avenue of escape for many caught in these economic and social changes. Thousands of Ulster Scots left for the British colonies in North America in the 1760s 8 The Pan-British world in ...
... of adequate food accounted for this turn of events. The social world of the British Atlantic The British Atlantic 10 The Pan-British world in the eighteenth century.
The social world of the British Atlantic The British Atlantic consisted of highly specialized economies and societies with very different histories. Inevitably these produced different social worlds. True nobilities existed in Ireland, ...
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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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