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.
From inside the book
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The North American colonists also reaped important benefits from participating in this commercial empire. They drew the labor for their tobacco, rice and indigo plantations from Africa and they prospered by sustaining British sugar ...
Few could escape the dependency on other regions and/or human communities to survive and prosper. The North American colonists also existed as part of a broader social world. The leadership in North America looked ...
The dynamics of the Atlantic world: an overview British colonists in the western Atlantic lived under a set of maritime policies established in London as early as the 1650s. Known as the Navigation Acts, these measures regulated the ...
Desperately short of money, British colonists relied on credit as the chief means of transferring goods from sellers to buyers. Once on land, goods moved inland via traders to smaller urban places. Auctions enabled merchants to sell off ...
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