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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He has recently served on the Advisory Board for National Geographic's world history publication focusing on North America. He has also served on the Executive Committee for the World History Association. Themes in World History Series ...
... foreign policy also led to the establishment of financial protectorates in the Caribbean and Central America. ... have uncovered patterns of disease that proved fundamental in understanding the settlement of North and South America.
The PanBritish world in the late eighteenth century Introduction By the early eighteenth century, the English had established a series of colonies along the Atlantic coast of North America. These stretched from what became Massachusetts ...
The British North American colonies joined other British holdings in this larger economic world. Ireland and Scotland exported textile, linen and/or food to England while purchasing manufactured goods. Ireland and Scotland also ...
At the bottom of the social hierarchy, enslaved Africans or African Americans toiled away for white masters in the Carolinas ... Few slaves lived in the British Isles yet their presence in the North American colonies and the Caribbean ...
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