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
Niđurstöđur 1 - 5 af 55
Ray Gunn during his tenure as chair also gave financial support and flexibility in developing world history courses that created a very favourable atmosphere in which to write and teach. Of course what errors of fact or interpretation ...
... 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 such as Mexico and Cuba.
Involuntary migration also created African mini worlds in the western Atlantic, constantly reinforced as mortality or demand called for more and more shiploads of Africans destined for the slave pens of the Caribbean or North America.
New England ships actually imported food from the middle colonies to makeup for their own grain deficits, created by a growing population and unproductive farms. The plantation settlements along the North American coast and ...
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 and 1770s.
What people are saying - Write a review