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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At the same time, world historians deliberately cast their nets across borders and even continents and oceans. They argue that national histories ignore the complexity of the past and often unmask what historians consider unique or even ...
They also depended on British laws to protect their economic interests and British warships for protection against hostile European ships. Of course the Atlantic Ocean and the rivers Chapter 2 ...
Of course the Atlantic Ocean and the rivers that flowed into it provided the means of moving people and goods across the great distances that separated departure points and destinations. The British North American colonies joined other ...
These ships moved products, information and people across the oceans to all ports. As the chief and most efficient means of transportation, ships stood at the top of the list of vital economic assets. Virtually nothing could be ...
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