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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... sustain and then expanded as the century came to close. United States corporations, including services companies such as McDonald's, appeared in every major region of the world. United States popular culture moved quickly through mass ...
... sustain the colonies along the western Atlantic shores. They provided the muscle that sustained the ships and moved the vital cargo that constituted the heart of commercial exchange. At the bottom of the social hierarchy, enslaved ...
Edward J. Davies, II. Colonial merchants relied on financial networks that sustained these Atlantic connections. Participants in these networks lent and borrowed money that sustained commercial exchanges, including the vast slave trade ...
... sustain the growing carrying trade between the northern colonies and the Caribbean sugar islands. New England slavers also picked up bills of exchange and hard currency that later helped pay for manufactured goods imported from Great ...
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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