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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... and political power throughout the globe. This concise and readable text places the history of the United States in its broadest context and will be invaluable to those studying world history. Edward J. Davies, II is an Associate ...
Erin also proofread the entire manuscript. Both she and Mary Anne sustained me through some difficult moments. My mother, Mary, gave me her support and encouragement as she has throughout my academic life. Neither the book Preface.
as she has throughout my academic life. Neither the book nor my career would have been possible without her. My only wish is that my late father could be here for my mother and to see this project reach completion.
The United States, then, relied on similar sources of inexpensive labor that fueled economic growth throughout the Western Hemisphere. United States corporations also created communities of professionals, managers and workers in states ...
At the same time, cattle and sheep began to replace the departing human populations throughout the region as the demand for their meat accelerated in the English markets. Similarly, Scottish textile artisans faced technological changes ...
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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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